Netanyahu Says He Got Russian Assurances Over Syrian Threat

  • Kremlin trip follows declaration that Israel will keep Golan
  • Cooperation will help keep sophisticated arms from Hezbollah

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Photographer: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he received assurances of military coordination in a trip to Moscow that would help Israel stop the transfer of weapons through Syria to its Iranian-backed Hezbollah enemy in Lebanon.

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