Syria's Assad offers condolences to Russia's Putin for Il-20 plane crash

Syria's Assad offers condolences to Russia's Putin for Il-20 plane crash

But President Vladimir Putin, who spoke to his Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone on Tuesday, then called it "a chain of tragic chance events" although he added that Russian Federation needed to "seriously get to the bottom of what happened". The ministry added that it considered such actions by Israel to be hostile.

Tensions between Israel and Syria, which have technically been at war since Israel was established in 1948, recently increased after Syria accidently shot down a Russian Federation military aircraft that Israeli fighter pilots were using for "cover", according to Moscow.

"This unfortunate incident was the result of Israeli arrogance and depravity", the Syrian leader said, offering his condolences in a letter to his Russian counterpart for the death of 15 Russian crew members killed in the incident over Syria on Monday.

Syrian missile forces on Monday mistook the Russian Il-20 for an Israeli aircraft, shooting it down and killing all 15 people aboard.

In a Wednesday analysis piece in Hebrew-language daily Yedioth Ahronoth, Israeli military analyst Ron Ben Yishai said that Israel would - in response to the incident - try to persuade Russian Federation not to give Syria its advanced S-300 air-defense system.

Israel's military chief of staff, Lt.

Israeli satellite operator ImageSat International (iSi) published satellite photos emerge aftermath of the recent airstrikes conducted by Israeli jets on the coastal city of Lattakia. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. When Israeli officials admit - or boast - that Israel has carried out some 200 air strikes in Syria over the past year and a half alone, they must take into account that this does not guarantee continued success. For Israel, maintaining that understanding is critical to its defense.

Robertson claims Liverpool can challenge for Premier League and UCL
I would never expect that, you need a really outstanding performance and that's what the boys delivered. But if you analyze the game it's some key moments - the goal that we concede.

But Israel denied the accusations, saying that "when the Syrian Army launched the missiles that hit the Russian plane, (Israeli) jets were already within Israeli airspace".

He claimed that Israel was using Hezbollah and Iran as an "excuse".

"The importance of the target will not be changed", Amidror said.

It added that the delegation would "present the continuous Iranian attempts to transfer strategic weapons to Hezbollah.and to establish an Iranian military presence in Syria".

United Nations Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura urged all the players to exercise restraint.

Jan Egeland says "it's not over" and that air raids and ground offensives are likely to continue against United Nations -listed terror groups whose fighters live near civilians. "If Russia is interested in bringing peace to Syria, it should make sure Iran and its militias leave Syria once and for all", James Jeffrey, United States Special Representative for Syria said in a statement about Syria.

The incident marked the first mistake strike between Syria and Russian Federation, which is the main ally to the Syrian government.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

UEFA to review Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card on September 27
Already, UEFA have commenced disciplinary probe against the current world's best player, who headed to the dressing room in tears. He is set to serve an automatic one-match suspension which will rule him out of the home game against Young Boys on October 2.

Samsung announces Galaxy A7 with triple lens camera
The Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) flaunts a 6-inch Full HD+ Super AMOLED display on the front with a resolution of 1080×2220 pixels. The company has also incorporated Scene Optimizer feature in the camera which it has borrowed from Galaxy Note 9 .

Kim Jong-un wants second summit with Trump says South Korea's Moon
Moon urged unity for all Koreans in a speech he gave Wednesday night to the crowd gathered for North Korea's signature mass games. Moon also said he would convey to Trump his and Kim's desire to get a declaration ending the Korean War by the end of this year.

Duchess Meghan joined by her mother for launch of London Grenfell cookbook
As they cooked, they began to connect, heal and look forward, and have continued to cook together twice a week". She said the project had been a "tremendous labour of love".

Heavy winds and huge waves as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes Hong Kong
Hundreds of flights have been cancelled at Hong Kong International Airport and all high-speed rail services were also halted. Two more people were killed as the storm made landfall in southern China, according to Chinese state broadcaster CGTN.

Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea 'happy' amid contract extension talks
The report further states that the Serie A giants do not want to sell Perisic as the Croatian is one of their best players. Asked if he was considering signing a contract, De Gea said: "I feel really loved at this club".

Kavanaugh Would Testify Against Sexual Assault Allegation
The sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh first surfaced late last week, with bare bones details and without Ford's name. "We want to go through a full process. and hear everybody out", Trump told reporters at an event on workforce development.

Jimmy Butler reportedly has requested a trade out of Minnesota
At the time, Thibodeau said he wasn't concerned that perhaps Butler wanted to move on from the franchise. The Wolves will hold their annual media day on Monday, and that should be a lot of fun for everybody.

'Stranger Things,' 'Atlanta' snubbed at the Emmy Awards
To his children, he said: "You can go to bed now, daddy won!" Others who Ricky Martin , Andy Samberg, RuPaul and John Legend. But he took his talent to new heights, using his acceptance speech to pop the question to girlfriend Jan Svendsen.

Antonio Brown’s Agent Explains ‘Trade’ Tweet, Missed Steelers Practice
As our John Breech noted on Monday, that was not Brown's only emotional display during the game. The receiver also seemed to let his emotions get the better of him late in the fourth quarter.

Tom Arnold, Mark Burnett Get Into Pre-Emmy Scuffle
Arnold reportedly pushed Burnett who pushed him back and that's when Arnold ripped Burnett's crucifix necklace off of his neck. Arnold claims that the bruise was already on her hand and that he didn't even see Downey until after the incident began .

Bank of Baroda, Vijaya stocks end in red, Dena Bank up 20%
The banking industry was saddled with bad loans - called non-performing assets in banking parlance - of Rs 8.50 lakh crore. The plan to merge the three banks was taken by a ministerial panel, led by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday.

Captain Marvel's Trailer Is Finally Here, And It's Fantastic
Captain Marvel has been directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck and it features Brie Larson and Samuel L Jackson in lead roles. As she gets up, dust and debris peppered throughout her buttery blonde locks, a familiar voice bellows in the background.

Champions League: Messi hat-trick fires Barcelona to victory over PSV
Gameday 1 marked the long-awaited return of proper Champions League soccer, and it nearly looked like Messi and Co. never left. Lionel Messi stepped up and put the free-kick perfectly into the top corner to give Barcelona the lead.

Trump threatens 'economic retaliation' if China goes after USA workers
Beijing has warned that it would hit an additional US$60 billion (NZ$92 billion) in American goods if Trump ordered more tariffs . Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook had dinner with US President Donald Trump last month, though neither gave details of discussions.

Other news