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    Netanyahu Opposes Russian-US Agreement on Ceasefire in South Syria

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    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced his opposition to the Russian-US deal on the ceasefire in southern Syria, from his point of view the agreement perpetuated Iranian presence in the war-torn Arab republic, according to local media.

    TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu voiced his opposition to the Russian-US deal on the ceasefire in southern Syria during a press conference following the meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, local media reported Sunday.

    During the July 7 meeting, Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed to implement a regional ceasefire in southern Syria.

    From Netanyahu’s point of view the agreement perpetuated Iranian presence in the war-torn Arab republic, the Haaretz newspaper reported, adding that Netanyahu pointed out his complete opposition to the deal.

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