In a well recieved interview with a Russian newspaper, Israel’s defense minister explains the ‘special relationship’ and ‘open, transparent discourse’ Jerusalem has with Moscow, articulating why that should lead to consideration of Israeli interests.
• Lieberman affirmed Israel’s decision to retaliate forcefully should the Russian S-300 systems in Syria be deployed against Israeli jets.
By Itay Blumenthal
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman lauded in an interview with a Russian newspaper published Thursday the “special relationship” Israel had forged with Russia, adding he expected Russia’s “understanding and support of our vital interests in the Middle East.”
“Our relations with Russia are normal and we take into account its interests. Continue Reading »