Israel's defense chief aforesaid Tuesday a Russian
decide to offer refined anti-aircraft missiles to Syria was a
"threat" and signaled that Israel is ready to use force to prevent
Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon issued his warning
shortly when a prime Russian official aforesaid his government reserves the
proper to produce Syria
with progressive S-300 defensive measure missiles.
Israel has been lobbying national capital to halt
the sale, fearing the missiles would upset the balance of power within the
region and will slip into the hands of hostile teams, together with the
Lebanese militia Islamic Jihad, an in depth ally of the Syrian regime.
“As way as we tend to square measure involved,
that's a threat,” Yaalon told reporters once asked regarding the S300s.
“At this stage I can’t say there's associate degree
step-up. The shipments haven't been sent on their method nevertheless. And that
i hope that they'll not be sent,” he said. However “if God forbid they are
doing reach Syria,
we'll apprehend what to try and do.”
The delivery of the Russian missiles to Syria may limit
the Israeli air force's ability to act. It’s not clear whether or not Israeli
warplanes entered Syrian airspace in these attacks.