A former Israeli Defense Minister has admitted that Israel has such full and utter management over ISIS that they pose no threat to the nation.
According to former protection minister Moshe Ya’alon, ISIS militants apologised on a minimum of one event after they mistakenly attacked IDF troopers within the occupied Golan Heights.
In an interview with the Times of Israel, Ya’alon by accident admitted that Israel has an open communications channel with the Islamic State.
“There was one case recently where Daesh opened fire and apologized.”
When requested by the publication to broaden on his controversial assertion, Ya’alon’s workplace refused to elaborate. The IDF additionally declined to remark. Under Israeli regulation, any communication with terrorists is taken into account unlawful.
Ya’alon served as Israel’s Defense Minister from 2013 till his resignation in May 2016, and his feedback had been reportedly referring to the primary direct incident involving clashes between Israel and Islamic State terrorists.
In that incident which passed off final November, the Shuhada al-Yarmouk cell, which has pledged allegiance to ISIS, exchanged fireplace with Israeli forces after the IDF’s Golani Brigade crossed the safety fence with Syria to conduct an “ambush operation.”
While the official Israeli place is pursuing neutrality within the Syrian battle, Tel Aviv has up to now and on a number of events engaged Syrian army targets in Syria to forestall the alleged switch of weapons to the Lebanese group Hezbollah, thought of a terrorist group by Israel.
Israeli plane had been first accused of allegedly hanging a Syrian convoy transporting Iranian weapons to Hezbollah, again in January 2013. More allegations surfaced over time, which Tel Aviv repeatedly denied or refused to touch upon.
Finally in March this yr, Tel Aviv did verify conducting airstrikes on a number of targets in Syria, after Damascus activated its air protection system in opposition to the IDF jets.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu justified the incursion explaining that IDF planes focused a Hezbollah weapons convoy.
Damascus, nonetheless, mentioned that the Israeli strikes solely benefited Islamic State and different terrorist teams. Earlier this month the Syrian President Bashar Assad as soon as once more blamed Israel of serving to militants terrorizing his nation.
“You can assume that these terrorists are fighting for Israel. If they aren’t part of the regular Israeli army, they’re fighting for Israel. Israel has common goals with Turkey, the United States, France, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other countries,” Assad was quoted by Ynet information as saying.
“Israel is working on helping these terrorists wherever the Syrian army is advancing. It attacks in one form or another to provide them with assistance, and to stop the Syrian army’s momentum in the face of the terrorists,” the Syrian chief added.