Russia said to tell Iran to leave Syrian sites amid rise in apparent Israeli strikes | The Times of Israel

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Source: Russia said to tell Iran to leave Syrian sites amid rise in apparent Israeli strikes | The Times of Israel

Saudi-owned paper quotes Syrian officials as saying Moscow ordered Iran to leave bases in areas Russia sees as important, as it seeks stability

File: A fire is seen after an alleged airstrike near the Syrian city of Masyaf, on August 25, 2022. (Social media)

File: A fire is seen after an alleged airstrike near the Syrian city of Masyaf, on August 25, 2022. (Social media)

Russia has demanded that Iran and its militias withdraw from positions across Syria, amid an apparent uptick in airstrikes attributed to Israel in recent weeks, according to a Friday report.

A-Sharq Al-Awsat, a Saudi-owned daily published in London, cited Syrian officials as saying Russian officers called on their Iranian counterparts during a Wednesday meeting at the Hama Military Airport in central Syria, to leave several sites in the country.

The report said the three Russian…

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