Putin’s special envoy lies: We achieved Iranian pullout to 85km from Israeli border

Russian Presidential Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev told the Russian Sputnik News on Wednesday, “Of course we take into account the interests of neighboring states, interests of Israel, our president spoke about that. We managed to attain the pullout of Iranian units 85km from the Israeli border.” This claim has no substance in fact, DEBKAfile reports. It was even belied the day before by another Russian diplomat, Ambassador Anatoly Viktorov, who stated in Tel Aviv that his country cannot remove Iranian forces from Syria any more than it can prevent Israel from attacking them.  Both Russian diplomats must know, as well as DEBKAfile’s military sources, that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) are sitting in command posts at Khan Arnaba and Kfar Hader just 10km from the Israeli border, while Shiite militias under Hizballah command have come even closer, only 500m from Israel’s Golan border. They stand facing Tel Fares in the north, and opposite IDF Hermon positions in the north.

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17 thoughts on “Putin’s special envoy lies: We achieved Iranian pullout to 85km from Israeli border

  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 10:41 at 10:41
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    There was a printing mistake. The headline should read as We achieved Iranian pullout to 85m INSTEAD of 85KM.

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 10:51 at 10:51
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    Nobody cares what ISISrael thinks anymore….you have to change or it’s curtains…..

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    • Aug 1, 2018 @ 17:22 at 17:22
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      Everyone cares what Israel thinks…others have to change or its curtains for them.

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 12:26 at 12:26
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    too many russian idiots here.

    israel should destroy any hizballah and iranian forces near its golan border. simple. now.

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 12:39 at 12:39
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    I like Hebrew…. It says in Hebrew that basically God is going to throttle the land of Israel. And start again…. Don’t you know your Hebrew? I don’t. But one thing I do know… Welcome to the end times!

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 12:58 at 12:58
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    Attack suddenly the Hezbolla end Iranien forces. Kill and
    Dont listen too the Russians.
    Be brave and fight for honour and country and for God.
    And Trump is a man of money, not for freedom.

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 13:57 at 13:57
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    I think the Israelis should be the last ones to preach about lying…

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    • Aug 1, 2018 @ 17:26 at 17:26
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      Kilroy…we thought you were already dead? Name an “Israeli lie”…?

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      • Aug 2, 2018 @ 14:50 at 14:50
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        OK, Dark. Just to name a couple:

        – Israel is fighting ISIS,
        – Israel in not cooperating with ISIS

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 17:33 at 17:33
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    DONT WORRY RUSSIA ONE DAY YOU AND YOUR FRIEND IRAN WILL BE CRUSHED IN SYRIA .DONT MAKE ANY MISTAKE WITH US . YOU WILL REGRET IT !!!!!!

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 18:02 at 18:02
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    Iranian forces are “unconventional forces”. How does anyone validate the “pullback” of unconventional forces? Perhaps the Russians remember the fate of the “Littel Green Men” in Northern Syria? If you are not somewhere, it’s hard to admit you recited casualties. When the Iranians are killed near the border, I would guess thir identity will not be made known. Dead Iranian Operatives in Syrian Military uniforms are still Iranians, or their proxies.

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  • Aug 1, 2018 @ 21:21 at 21:21
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    The final showdown between “Gog and Magog” is to commence within days, Now…

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  • Aug 2, 2018 @ 7:44 at 7:44
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    Israel just needs to carpet bomb and light them up across the border so the Russians can see the bodies clearly.

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  • Aug 2, 2018 @ 13:47 at 13:47
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    Putin is a barefaced liar and anyone who believes one word coming out of his mouth is a fool.

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  • Aug 2, 2018 @ 16:48 at 16:48
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    It’s all about saving face for V. Putin gang, BUT a survival issue for the Jewish state !

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