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U.N. Disengagement Observer Force returns to Syria’s side of border

The UN ‘peacekeeping’ UNDOF returns to Syria for first time in years, conducting joint patrols with Russian military police, acknowledging Moscow’s standing in the region.
• Iranian-backed troops still posted near Damascus, and only 25 miles from Mount Hermon.

By The Associated Press & Israel Hayom Staff


U.N. peacekeepers returned to the Israel-Syria border on the Golan Heights on Thursday, for the first time in years.

United Nations Disengagement Observer Force officials conducted joint patrols with Russian military police in a reflection of Moscow’s deepening role in mediating between the decades-old foes in the volatile region.

The irony of it all!

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