Israeli, American diplomats discuss Iran’s role in Syria

September 3, 2018

TEHRAN – The head of the Israeli Defense Ministry’s diplomatic-security wing, Zohar Palti, met U.S. Ambassador James Jeffrey on Saturday evening in Tel Aviv about Syria, with the emphasis on preventing Iran and Hezbollah from establishing themselves in the war-torn country, The Jerusalem Post reported.

During the meeting, Palti presented the policy of Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, emphasizing the close relationship between the United States and Israel and the great importance that the Israeli defense establishment attributes to the continuation of the American sanctions against Iran, according to a spokesperson from the Israeli Defense Ministry. 

MH/PA

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