Israel congratulates Russia on defeating ISIS in Syria, slams Iran


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.”

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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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