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25 November 2020

Israel’s ambassador to the UN wrote to the Security Council asserting that “the Syrian regime continues to allow Iran and its proxies to use its territory, including military facilities and infrastructure, to entrench its presence in Syria and undermine efforts to maintain stability in the region… These activities constitute a serious and blatant violation of the Disengagement Agreement (1974); carry the potential for serious escalation in the region; and pose a risk not only to the local civilian population, but also to the UN personnel on the ground”. The envoy further called for “a total rollback of Iran and its proxies from Syria and the removal of Iranian military infrastructure from Syrian territory”. The following day, Iran’s UN envoy told the council that Iran “strongly condemn[ed] Israel’s continued aggression against Syria’s sovereignty”.

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