BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:05 P.M.) – The Israeli Air Defense almost shot down a Russian fighter jet that was flying close to the occupied Golan Heights, the former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon told RIA Novosti on Saturday.

“In the very beginning of the Russian operation in Syria, there was a case when a Russian pilot almost crossed our border in the Golan Heights,” Ya’alon told the Russian publication.

“We used a hotline to contact the Khemeymim Airbase in Syria and told them ‘your plane is about to enter our airspace. Be careful!'”- the former Israeli DM stated..

Ya’alon was one of the founders of the “hot line”, which from the autumn of 2015 allowed the armed forces of the two countries to avoid accidental clashes and other dangerous incidents while conducting operations in Syria.

 

One year before this incident with the Russian Aerospace Forces, the Israeli Air Defense downed a similar Syrian Su-24 jet that was flying close to the occupied Golan Heights.

A direct channel of communication channel between the Khmeymim Airbase and the command center of Kiriya in Tel Aviv was established almost simultaneously with the arrival of Russian forces in Syria.

 

 

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Nevesky
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Golan is not Irrael’s air space

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Yes it is! Golan was illegally taken by force from Israel in 1948. It was part of mandatory Jewish Palestine before. Israelis re-took it from Syria in 1967. The ONLY legitimate map under international law is the 1922 San Remo treaty. Same thing for West Bank or Gaza! As the Arab-League managed to invade lands belonging to the state of Israel and keep holding it for 19 years, they all hammer it belongs either to Syria or to the artificially created in 1964 (!!!) so-called “Palestinian people”. Before this, Jordan was occupying West-Bank, Egypt was occupying Gaza and nobody was… Read more »

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u r full of sh8…period

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Hey Douchebagsux, “Israel” did not exist in 1948. Typical joo liar.

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Just a side note:

I was in the US Infantry in 1977 and had an opportunity to snake my way through some of the Israeli trenches on the Golan. There was still wreckage and carnage from those 1960’s battles strewn throughout the valley between where the Israeli and Arab forces were separated on the oposing side.

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Our airspace? w*f??? These thieves from israHell are incredible. They are PURE EVIL. They can ONLY lie, steal and murder.

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The warped logic of a Zionist black rat is ‘ What’s yours is mine ‘.

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Wrong! You mistake with political Islam who conquered and looted the Levant, Mesopotamia, North-Africa and even Spain and reclaim the whole planet.
The Anglo mentality is the same. Brits still don’t cope having lost their empire to the Yankees who actually think just the same.
As a Brit, you think that everybody thinks like Brits!
Just get out of occupied Eire and occupied Gibraltar, this is EU, not UK.
It’s time we help IRA a little…

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The English did one thing correctly when the King banished all Jews from England.

It was another 220 years before they slithered back after funding the winning side side of the English Civil War.

Please explain to me the reason that jews have been universally despised for millennia Daeshbag 🙂

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The Golan Heights (Arabic: هضبة الجولان‎ Haḍbatu ‘l-Jawlān or مرتفعات الجولان Murtafaʻātu l-Jawlān, Hebrew: רמת הגולן‬, Ramat HaGolan About this sound (audio) (help·info)), or simply the Golan, is a region in the Levant, spanning about 1,800 square kilometres (690 sq mi). The region defined as the Golan Heights differs between disciplines: as a geological and biogeographical region, the Golan Heights is a basaltic plateau bordered by the Yarmouk River in the south, the Sea of Galilee and Hula Valley in the west, the Anti-Lebanon with Mount Hermon in the north and Wadi Raqqad in the east; and as a geopolitical… Read more »

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I’m sure the pilot was well aware of where the border was and probably just testing Israel.

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Putin will say “thank you bibi, may I have another?”

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Bulshit Israel propaganda, trying to calm Russia about arbitrary air strike in Syria.