Moscow this week reacted to Israel’s worries about posting Iranian and Turkish officers on its fringes to screen the potential “de-acceleration” zones Russia is proposing for Syria. In regard of those worries,Russia concurred in abnormal state contacts over the most recent couple of days to supplant them with Russian military officers in the Mt. Hermon locale and the ranges where Israeli, Lebanese and Syrian fringes meet. The proposition additionally requires the extension of the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF), which administers the truce amongst Israel and Syria on the Golan.
The Russian military are get ready to set up four truce safe zones in Syria. The southernmost would be situated along Syria’s outskirts with Israel and Jordan. The issue came up amid Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s discussions with US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Washington on May 11, and a day prior, in a phone discussion between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
The administrator of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, was additionally required in the trades on the truce zones between Washington, Moscow and Jerusalem amid his visit to Israel this week as the visitor of the Israeli head of staff, Lieut. Gen. Gady Eisenkott. On Tuesday, May 9, Dunford said that “Israel is worried about the likelihood of having Iranian or Iranian-sponsored powers, for example, Hizballah, so near its outskirt.” Both Putin and Lavrov guaranteed that neither Iranian, expert Iranian, nor Turkish officers would be put in zones near the Israeli fringe.
Our military sources report that amid talks between Washington, Moscow and Jerusalem on Thursday, May 11, the three sides consented to keep on discussing the Russian proposition.
Another issue raised among them was who will manage the ISIS constrains in the Yarmouk region close to the Israel-Jordan and Israel-Syria fringes, including the bases set up by the Khaled container al-Walid armed force, which has sworn faithfulness to ISIS.