Liberman said: “One thing needs to be clear. If someone fires at our planes, we will destroy them ... If they shoot at us we will respond. It doesn’t matter if it’s the S-300 or the S-700 or any other system.”
"I cannot say that this matter has been settled ... "It remains to be seen what decisions will be made by the Russian leadership and Syrian officials."
The report suggests that should Israel decid to attack the S-300s’ locations, the consequences "would be catastrophic for all sides."
A Russian diplomat accused the Allied forces of hampering the OPCW investigation of the bombed sites, by obliterating potential evidence of illegal chemicals.
"The United States, France and the United Kingdom demonstrated that their commitment is not limited to proclamations of principle."
"This attack will allow the Americans to say, We have done what is necessary, then leave Syria, forcing Israel to deal with the Iranian threat on the northern border on its own."
Incoming US National Security Adviser John Bolton coordinated over the phone with Israeli National Security Advisor Meir Ben Shabbat prior to the attack.
"The new displays of Nazism – they too can threaten all of humankind."
Iran warned Israel Wednesday that it would exact retribution for a missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier in the week in which at least seven Iranian military officials were killed.
The two men “discussed the Syrian issue, including in light of the recent missile strikes by the Israeli Air Force on the T-4 airfield in the Homs province."
“I hope the ambassador has chosen his words very carefully because what he’s actually saying is, if the U.S. and allies decide to strike ... they are going to try and sink ships, sink submarines and shoot aircraft out of the sky."
"Our relationship with Russia is worse now than it has ever been, and that includes the Cold War."
A US Navy battle group led by the USS Harry Truman nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is on its way to the Middle East, with a guided missile cruiser and four naval destroyers.
“If our alliance with our partners requires it, we will be present.”
So now the Russians are at least on the record that something bad enough had taken place in Douma to justify their humanitarian intervention.
Russia's UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia told the Security Council on Monday that "there was no chemical weapons attack," threatening that a US retaliatory action would have "grave repercussions."
"Hezbollah, Iranian forces and regime forces are located in the T4 Airport which is considered a military base, and the targeting also caused damage to vehicles in the area."
Dozens of Syrian civilians -- most of them women and children, many of whom were in underground shelters -- were killed in what appeared to have been a horrific sarin gas attack in the Eastern Ghouta town of Douma.
Meanwhile, the Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected Saturday’s reports on the chemical attack carried out by the Syrian government forces in the town of Douma outside Damascus.
The story behind the "Holy Fire" is a particularly interesting mix of the story of Hanukkah (oil running out) and the story of Elijah's confrontation with the Ba'al prophets (kings I 18:33-38).
"We were very successful against ISIS. But sometimes it’s time to come back home, and we’re thinking about that very seriously, okay?”
Russia's President Putin hosted the first trilateral meeting on Syria in November 2017 at the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
The prince said that it is Russia's responsibility to "highlight the atrocious acts that the Iranian government perpetrates against its own people."
Representatives of Israeli companies and business groups will speak at the panel sessions on agriculture, medicine and the environment.
"After a review, we have determined that the 12 intelligence operatives engaged in espionage activities that are adverse to our national security."