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Bibi: Israel to Increase Efforts Against Iran in Syria

PM Netanyahu on Golan Heights, April 2016 (Photo: Kobi Gideon/GPO)

In the wake of the U.S. decision to pull its troops out of Syria, America's greatest ally has pledged to fill the void that will be left. The Jerusalem Post's Tovah Lazaroff reports that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged that Israel "will continue to act in Syria to prevent Iran's effort to military entrench itself against us":

Israel plans to increase its efforts again Iran in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said just one day after the United States announced its plan to pull its forces out of the war torn country.

“We will continue to act in Syria to prevent Iran’s effort to militarily entrench itself against us. We are not reducing our efforts, we will increase our efforts,” Netanyahu said.

“I know that we do so with the full support and backing of the US,” Netanyahu said.

The IDF will also continue to destroy the attack tunnels Hezbollah dug along the northern border, Netanyahu said.

“These tunnels were built by Hezbollah with direct support and funding from Iran. This is the Iranian web of aggression in the Middle East, which also terrorizes Europe and the entire world,” Netanyahu said.

“Israel continues its operation against the terror tunnels and will do so until its completion. As we speak we are employing means to neutralize these tunnels...”

Tags: Syria , Netanyahu , Iran , Israel

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