Iran Shielding Military Facilities in Syria By Building Them Near Russian Assets

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(Worthy News) - According to reports, citing Israeli security officials, Iran is attempting to shield military facilities in Syria from attack by building them in close proximity to Russian assets.

The strategy is based on the assumption that Jerusalem—which has vowed to prevent Tehran from establishing a permanent military foothold across its northern border—will not risk targeting installations adjacent to Russian bases over fear of igniting a confrontation with Moscow.

The construction of the Iranian facilities apparently is being carried out without Russia’s knowledge, in some cases under the guise of residential buildings that in reality are housing Shiite fighters loyal to the Islamic Republic. [ Source: Media Line (Read More...) ]

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