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Israel: Iran Should Be Denied Any Military Presence in Syria

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends a weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, May 27, 2018. Photo: Menahem Kahana / Pool via Reuters.

Israel called on Monday for Iran to be denied any military presence in Syria, after Russia said Damascus’ forces alone should control Syrian territory near the Israeli and Jordanian borders.

“Our position on Syria is clear,” Prime Minister Benjamin¬†Netanyahu¬†told his parliamentary faction in broadcast remarks. “We believe that there is no place for any Iranian military presence, anywhere in Syria.”

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