Syrian lawmaker Feisal Azuz told Sputnik Arabic that there is "connection" between Israel and armed groups in Quneitra and they are "coordinating actions."
"The militants fire in the direction of Israel and Israel uses this as a pretext to strike in response," Azuz said.
The lawmaker pointed out that tensions have been on the rise in southern Syria, along the border with Israel and Jordan.
"Tensions are escalating in southern Syria. Jordan and Israel are taking preparatory actions at the Syrian border. We expect a new act of aggression involving Israel, which would be more serious than the US missile strike on the Syrian airbase in Homs," he warned.
"What is happening now once again proves that there is direct military coordination between the United States, Israel and militant groups in the Syrian conflict. Such strikes against Syria are conducted to boost terrorists’ morale," the Syrian lawmaker said.
On Friday, Syrian President Bashar Assad told Sputnik that Damascus has intelligence on Jordan planning to deploy troops in Syria in coordination with the US.
The statement came following talks between US President Donald Trump and Jordanian King Abdullah II earlier in April. The two leaders held a bilateral meeting at the White House to discuss crucial Middle East issues, such as how to defeat the terrorist group Daesh (ISIS).
Israel has occupied most of Quneitra province, which it refers to as the Golan Heights, since the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Most of the territory bordering the Israeli-occupied zone, which is protected by a UN ceasefire line, is held by Islamist groups including Daesh.
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