BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 P.M.) – The Russian Ambassador to Israel, Anatoly Viktorov, told i24News on Wednesday that Israel’s attack on southern and western Damascus last week was a violation of international law and needs to be halted.

“In our contacts with our Israeli colleagues,” he said, “we are trying to persuade them to get rid of such behavior because these military activities do not contribute to the stabilization of the military situation here.”

The Russian Ambassador said criticized the strikes as “attacks on the territory of a sovereign state.”

He would also criticize Israel’s policies against Iran in Syria, pointing out that the Islamic Republic was invited by the legitimate Syrian government to send troops to the Levantine country.

“Iran is in Syria at the legitimate request of the Syrian government,” he explained, “and this is legal according to the UN Charter.”

He would conclude by pointing out that Iran is a close ally of Russia and a strategic partner inside Syria.

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Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Muhaha, Mr. Viktorov has probably neither red the UN Charter, nor the Hague Convention. In fact, was the UN Charter really applied, Iran would have been booted from the UN. Was Hague convention really applied, Iran would have a coalition of 56 countries kicking its bütt in an all out war…

Emile
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Emile

Lavrov, Shoigu, Viktorov are strongly against Israel’s attacks in Syria BUT Putin and the russian oligarchy is for !!!

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Because Putin is a lawyer who knows international law, so he knows that Iran is violating international laws and its [I quote] “attitude towards Israel is intolerable”. Lavrov and Viktorov are diplomats while…
Shoigu is so strongly against Israel that he pays visits to his Israeli colleagues…
https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Russias-Defense-Minister-to-begin-first-official-visit-to-Israel-507466
https://mfa.gov.il/MFA/PressRoom/2019/Pages/PM-and-DM-Netanyahu-meets-with-Russian-Defense-Minister-Sergei-Shoigu-12-September-2019.aspx
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Gryz
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Gryz

And you managed to say all that c**p on an article quoting Russian officials condemning Israeli attacks and dismissing them as blatant violations of international law while explicitly blessing Iran’s presence and action in the country as “legitimate” and within the same law.

And probably not knowing that Putin paid a quite official visit to Khamenei a couple years back to remind of their “stalwart alliance in the Middle-East namely on the Syrian issue”. Your “contributions” are absolutely priceless.
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