Lavrov: Israel should inform Moscow of Iranian threats in Syria, not bomb them

Russian FM says if his government were given intel, it would take action so IDF wouldn’t have to, following recent reports of major strikes on Iran-linked sites in eastern Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov spoke out against Israeli airstrikes against Iran-linked sites in Syria on Monday, saying Jerusalem should instead provide Moscow with intelligence about such threats so that it can “neutralize” them.

“If Israel is really forced to respond to threats to the Israeli security coming from the Syrian territory, we have told our Israeli colleagues many times: if you see such threats please give us the information,” Lavrov said at a press conference, according to the Kremlin’s Sputnik news site.

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