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Israel operations will continue in Syria as needed, PM says

AP  |  Jerusalem 

Prime Minister says he has made it clear to the US and that will continue with its operations in Syria.

Netanyahu said he told and Moscow today that will act according to its "security needs."

has largely stayed out of the war but has struck suspected weapon convoys to Hezbollah.

His remarks came on the heels of an international agreement laying out principles for post-war Syria.

A US-Russian statement Saturday affirmed an understanding calling for "the reduction and ultimate elimination" of foreign fighters.

Israel has long complained about the involvement of archenemy Iran, and its proxy Hezbollah, in Syria.

It has expressed concerns of a "Shiite corridor" with land links from to Lebanon, providing movement of militants and weapons across the region.

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First Published: Mon, November 13 2017. 21:57 IST