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Israel’s justice minister has warned the Syrian government that Israel “will do what is necessary” if President Bashar al-Assad does not keep Russia out of Syria. Ayelet Shaked said that If Putin wants to survive, he needs to keep his millitary forces out of Syria’.
“Israel needs to pressure world powers to not allow Russia to establish a strong presence in Syria”, Shaked told Herzliya’s International Institute on Counterterrorism Conference.
If the world powers did not comply with this demand, she said, then “Israel will do what we need to do”. The threats towards Syria come a time when pro-government forces have all but extinguished the presence of ISIS in Syria and are getting close to completely ending the six year long war.. … …