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Threatening strike in Syria, Israel tells Russia Iran is greater threat than IS

Sochi: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel was prepared to act unilaterally to prevent an expanded Iranian military presence in Syria.

Israel fears an eventual Assad regime victory could leave Iran with a permanent garrison in Syria, extending a threat posed by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah in Lebanon to its north.


Read the full article by Denis Pinchuk at the Sydney Morning Herald.