Netanyahu comments on latest Israeli airstrikes on Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commented on latest Israeli airstrikes on military sites in the Western Hama countryside on Tuesday evening.

“We must work against attempts to produce high-precision weapons in Syria,” Netanyahu said during a cabinet meeting, Israel’s Channel 10 reported.

“Israel is determined to prevent Iran and its agents from setting up military bases in Syria and we are working to thwart the attempts,” Netanyahu said in his first comment on Israel’s missile strikes on military sites in the Hama countryside.

The SANA news agency reported that Syrian air defenses thwarted several rockets launched by Israeli planes in the Wadi al-Uyun region in Hama province and in Tartus. The state agency stated that military air defenses were used to confront several rockets fired by Israeli planes near Hama.

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