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Israel Rejects US-Brokered Ceasefire in Syria

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By Rebecca Savransky | 16 July 2017

THE HILL — Israel reportedly opposes the ceasefire agreement in part of Syria negotiated by Russia and the U.S.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting Sunday that Israel does not support the agreement, Haaretz reported.

Israel rejects the plan because it “perpetuates the Iranian presence,” according to Haaretz.

The ceasefire was brokered during the G-20 summit in Germany earlier this month. […]

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