Russia Denies It Has Sanctioned Israeli Strikes Against Hezbollah from Syria

Kremlin spokesperson denies that Russia allowed Israel to strike Hezbollah from Syrian airspace and says talks between Putin and Netanyahu will focus on Syria, state news agency reports

The Kremlin denied on Thursday media reports that Moscow has sanctioned Israeli strikes against Hezbollah from Syrian airspace.

“I cannot comment on the information. It has nothing to do with reality,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

Peskov said that the issue was not discussed. “There is no talk about it,” he added.

He also noted that the talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who arrived in Moscow Thursday, will focus on Syria and security issues, as well as bilateral cooperation.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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