Israel Fires Patriot Missile at Drone Coming From Syria

Israel 'not ruling out' eventual ties with Syria's Assad

Israel will not ‘rule out’ ties with Syrian govt – Defence minister

Israeli military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said the drone was constantly monitored and that it traveled about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) inside Israeli territory.

While the Russian and Israeli leaders sat down for talks in the Kremlin, a senior Iranian envoy also headed to Moscow amid intensive Syria-focused diplomatic efforts ahead of Putin's summit in Helsinki on Monday with President Donald Trump.

According to the military, shortly after 3:15 apparently unarmed Syrian drone entered Israeli airspace from Syria through the demilitarized zone between the two countries, after first passing over Jordan.

However, despite the major regional and worldwide transformations, he skeptically said: "They're relying on Putin in Israel".

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian Federation on Wednesday that Israel does not intend to threaten Bashar al-Assad's regime and asked Moscow to work to remove Iranian forces from Syria, an Israeli official said.

Israel has carried out scores of air strikes on suspected Iranian or Hezbollah deployments and arms transfers in Syria, seeing these as a greater threat than Assad and warning him not to abet them. "And I would like to point out that we will be preventing any attempts to violate our air or land border", Netanyahu said on Wednesday as he met President Vladimir Putin. He added that the latter scenario was "not common".

On Wednesday, Netanyahu will fly to Moscow for a meeting with Putin.

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"We know about your concerns, let's have a thorough talk about them", Putin told Netanyahu before reporters were asked to leave the room.

A general view of refugee tents erected in Syria near the Israeli borderline as it seen from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel July 3, 2018.

Russian Federation is an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but has turned a blind eye to frequent sorties by Israeli aircraft against targets of Iran and the Hezbollah militant group in Syria.

"There should be no military forces in the area of separation other than those of UNDOF", a United Nations spokesman said. Netanyahu's government has made clear it would not now cede the Golan and has been lobbying for US recognition of Israel's claim of sovereignty there.

On June 24, Israel's military said it launched a Patriot missile at an incoming unmanned aerial vehicle, which turned away unharmed.

"A few hours ago, a Syrian aircraft infiltrated Israel's airspace", he said.

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