Russia 'especially concerned' by Israel's Syria strikes

AFP , Monday 6 May 2013

Russia expresses concern following the Israeli attacks on Syria

Russia voiced concern Monday at Israeli air strikes against Syrian targets, saying that they threatened to escalate tensions in neighbouring countries.

"We are looking into and analysing all the circumstances surrounding the especially concerning reports of the May 3 and May 5 Israeli air strikes," the foreign ministry said in a statement, adding that they threatened to destabilise the situation in Lebanon.

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