Israel to improve coordination with Moscow over Syria after plane crash

FILE PHOTO: Israeli defense minister Avigdor Lieberman visits the southern city of Sderot, on the Israeli side of the Israel-Gaza border, July 20, 2018. REUTERS/Amir Cohen/File Photo

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Thursday it would not halt strikes on Syria but would do more to “deconflict” them with Russian forces, after Moscow accused it of “irresponsible and unfriendly actions” that led to Syrian ground fire mistakenly downing a Russian plane. Fifteen Russian crew were killed when the IL-20 surveillance plane crashed […]

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