“Iran is trying to bypass the sanctions on it through the covert smuggling of petroleum via the sea. As these attempts expand, the navy will have a more important role in efforts to block these Iranian actions,” Netanyahu said at a navy cadets’ graduation ceremony in Haifa on Wednesday. More here.
“President Putin and I also agreed on a shared goal – the removal from Syria of the foreign forces that came in after the civil war erupted,” Benjamin Netanyahu told the Israeli cabinet in broadcast remarks. “We agreed to set up a joint task force which, together with others, will work to advance towards this goal.” Read more.