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USA security team in Israel to discuss Syrian border deal

14 November 2017

Representatives of other security branches will also participate in the discussions, which are slated to be held days after Russian Federation, the US and Jordan signed an agreement on a cease-fire in southern Syria.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov seemingly dashed American hopes that Moscow will put pressure on Iran to withdraw its forces from Syria, in a statement on Tuesday.

Moscow did not immediately provide details on the deal.

Pressed by a reporter as to how exactly the Russians would convince the Iranians to withdraw from Syria entirely, the official described the memorandum as having "kind of extended that (earlier) progress to really turn the area into a de-escalation area", before reiterating that United States policy remains committed to a Syria "free of Iran, free of Hezbollah, free of all these militias that the Iranians have imported".

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"There's reflection here of the understanding that Israel has set red lines, and will stand firm on this", Hanegbi said.

Tel Aviv has been pushing Washington and Moscow to deny Iran, Hezbollah, and Shia militias any permanent bases in Syria, and to keep them away from the border with the Golan Heights.

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On Saturday, Israel shot down a Syrian unmanned aircraft that it said tried to infiltrate Israeli airspace from neighboring Syria. Damascus did not immediately respond.

The U.S. State Department official, who briefed reporters on condition of anonymity on Saturday, said that goal could be served by Russia's pledge to remove Iranian-linked fighters from the truce zone in southwestern Syria.

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The source added that the Israeli security body fears that the two great forces haven't shown till now actual acts to drive out Iranians from Syria in general, and the south in particular.

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USA security team in Israel to discuss Syrian border deal