Iran FM threatens Israel amid symbolic visit to Damascus

The Jerusalem Post reports: “In a message to Israel, Iran sent its foreign minister, Hossein Amirabdollahian, to Damascus on Monday, a week after an airstrike in the city struck a building adjoining its consulate, killing senior Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Mohammad Reza Zahedi. Iran has vowed revenge on Israel, accusing it of the strike.

Amirabdollahian pledging to continue support for the Syrian regime showcases that Iran is not intimidated. He met with his counterpart and other officials at the Iranian embassy and said that ‘the security of Syria is the security of the region, and these atrocities and crimes will not have any effect on the survival of Netanyahu and his regime,’ according to Iran’s Tasnim News. He paid tribute to the Syrian and ‘Iranian martyrs’ during his visit and also slammed Israel…”

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