Sergei Lavrov speaks out against Israeli Missile Strikes against Syria
"We strongly condemned the dangerous practice of Israeli strikes on Syrian territory."
Sergei Lavrov, the Russian Foreign Minister, expressed his condemnation of the Israeli missile attacks on Syria and claim they put the once warm relationship between Israel and Russia at risk.
"We strongly condemned the dangerous practice of Israeli strikes on Syrian territory. We demand that Israel respect the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and, above all, respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria."
Sergei Lavrov said as he spoke with Faisal Mekdad of Syria.
Iranian targets were hit with a series of airstrikes last week by Israel. The attacks landed close to Russia’s main Syrian bases on the Mediterranean coast. Israel has spoken out against the Russian invasion of Ukraine and tensions between them and Russia have been growing in recent months.