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Russia Summons Israeli Ambassador Concerning Airstrikes In Syria

Israel’s ambassador to Russia has been summoned by Russia’s foreign ministry following two incidents involving Israel’s air raids in Syria last week, Moscow confirmed to The Guardian newspaper, one of which involved a drone strike blamed for the targeted killing of a senior fighter loyal to Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad. The summons, made Friday, was confirmed by Russia’s foreign ministry which said the Israeli ambassador to Moscow, Gary Koren, had been asked to explain an exchange of fire with Syrian government forces in which anti-aircraft missiles were fired at Israeli jets, the report said. Israel’s Channel 2 is quoted as saying the Israeli strikes hit close to Russian troops. The…