“An air defense system was launched against an anti-aircraft missile launched from Syria. There were no injuries."
This week, President Trump's other friend in the Middle East, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called President Erdogan an “anti-Semitic dictator.”
The buffer zone between Israel and Syria is about 50 miles long, and between 0.3 and 6 miles wide.
The two men agreed to coordinate in order to prevent formation of a power vacuum as U.S. troops are drawn down from Syria.
An Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman on Saturday welcomed President Trump’s decision to withdraw American forces from Syria, saying the US military presence in the Middle East fuels insecurity in the region.
Thank you, General Mattis, you are an honorable man and we're so glad we didn't have to get into a fight with you over the boundaries of our homeland.
"I believe we must be resolute and unambiguous in our approach to those countries whose strategic interests are increasingly in tension with ours."
The resignation is to take effect in February 2019.
President Trump is, in effect, ceding Syria, the Kurds, and, eventually, Iraq, to Russia and Iran. And he did it without consulting anyone in the Pentagon.
"Iran will step up activity in Southern Syria, which ... could lead to a new and far deadlier Israel-Hezbollah war."
"They made it clear that they have other ways of expressing their influence in the area... We will study its timetable, how it will be implemented and – of course – its implications for us."
"As long as the Golan Heights are perceived as being ‘in play’ as part of the ‘occupied territories,’ the illusion that it might someday be captured by Syrian or Iranian forces is perpetuated."
The alleged attack was later reported to be a false alarm.
RIA Novosti was established on June 24, 1941, by a resolution of the USSR Council of People’s Commissars and the Communist Party Central Committee, as the "Soviet Information Bureau."
Israeli military forces were deployed to search the area for exploded or fallen ordnance.
Israeli media, meanwhile, claimed security officials were investigating a report that a projectile "may have" landed in the Golan Heights.
The two men discussed developments in Syria and efforts against Iranian aggression.
"At present, Russian advisers are preparing Syrian military personnel for combat work on these modern air defense systems."
"In the future, we plan to carry out a joint patrolling mission directly to the southernmost end of the demilitarized zone."
Members of UNDOF used the crossing primarily for moving between the two countries; which is how it will be used now.
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned that all parties “must abide by the 1974 agreement and keep any military forces other than UN peacekeepers out of the area.”
Tensions between Russia and Israel has increased ever since the Syrians shot down a Russian plane.
In August 2012, Makat was released from prison after serving 27 years for previous security offenses.
"Israel on the Golan Heights is a fact that the international community must recognize, and as long as it depends on me the Golan Heights will always remain under Israeli sovereignty."
The two men will meet to continue what Netanyahu called “the important security consultations between the armies.”