Israel regrets Russian deaths & lost aircraft, holds Syria responsible

After a preliminary probe into the downing of a Russian Il-20 and loss of 15 crew members Monday night, the Israeli military issued a statement on Tuesday expressing sorrow for the loss and holding the Assad regime “fully responsible,” along with Iran and Hizballah. The IDF probe found Syrian air defense fire had been random and inaccurate and established that the Israeli jets were back in Israeli air space from Latakia when the Russian plane was shot down.

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