BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:30 P.M.) – Israel’s military operations inside Syria have been curbing Iran’s influence inside the country, IDF Chief-of-Staff Gadi Elzenkot said while touring the occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday.

“Iran’s capabilities in Syria are far from what it had hoped to achieve,” Eizenkot stated.

“This is due to ongoing Israeli actions,” he claimed, adding that Israel will  “continue its efforts to thwart Iranian ambitions [in Syria], while safeguarding security in the north [i.e., the Golan region]”.

Despite these claims, Israel has not attacked Syria since their large-scale assault on the coastal provinces of Latakia and Tartous in mid-September.

On September 17th, a Russian IL-20 spy plane was accidentally shot down by the Syrian air defense forces over coast of the Latakia province.

While Israel claims Syria was to blame, the Russian Federation has held Tel Aviv responsible for the downing of the IL-20.

Since the downing of the IL-20, the Russian Federation has delivered the S-300 air defense system to Syria.

This move by the Russian Federation was in response to the downing of the IL-20 reconnaissance plane and Israel’s failure to notify their forces before bombing Syria.

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DEATH TO “ISRAEL” 🇮🇱💩💩💩💩💩💩🇮🇱

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silly c**t

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And what are these Israeli operations? They comprise of blowing up Syrian ammunition storage facilities just as they are about to carry out an operations against ISIS or attacking Iranian al Quds bases used to prepare attacks against ISIS and the other foreign-backed jihadis. You could surmise that the Israelis are on the side of the Saudi/Emirates/USA backed jihadis…