Israel congratulates Russia on defeating ISIS in Syria, slams Iran

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December 8, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Gary Koren, the Israeli Ambassador to Moscow, has given his congratulations to Russia for defeating ISIS in Syria.

“We congratulate Russia on its victory over the Islamic State [ISIS],” Koren said. “It became possible thanks to Russian presence.”

He then went onto lambaste Iranian presence in Syria and did not acknowledge their key role in defeating ISIS in not only Syria, but Iraq too. 

“Now they [the Iranians] are building up their military presence, which is they don’t need already, and their economic presence, too,” he said.

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