Middle Euphrates River Valley, Syria 0
6 November 2019

A senior Israeli official revealed that “we identify with the deep distress of the Kurds, and we are assisting them through a range of channels”. She further indicated that “Israel indeed has a salient interest in preserving the strength of the Kurds and the additional minorities in the north Syria area as moderate and pro-Western elements… the possible collapse of the Kurdish hold in north Syria is a negative and dangerous scenario as far as Israel is concerned. It is absolutely clear that such an event would bring about a bolstering of negative elements in the area, headed by Iran”.

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