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Syria, Iran Condemn Israeli Airstrikes, Call it Act of Extremism

© Arab social mediaAn image from Arab social media alleges to show an Israeli strike in Syria, Dec.7, 2014
An image from Arab social media alleges to show an Israeli strike in Syria, Dec.7, 2014 - Sputnik International
The foreign ministers of Syrian and Iranian foreign ministers have condemned Israeli airstrikes on two areas near Damascus, calling themit an act of aggression that proves Israel iswas in the same trench with extremist groups fighting the Syrian government.

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MOSCOW, December 8 (Sputnik) — Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif have condemned Israeli airstrikes on two areas near Damascus, AP reports reported on Monday.

Speaking at a joint news conference in Tehran, the politicians have called these attacks an act of aggression that proves Israel was is in the same trench with extremist groups that are fighting the Syrian government.

Walid al-Moallem also added that Syria, along with its Russian and Iranian allies, is working on a political solution for to the Syrian conflict which is based on a dialogue between Syrians and without any outside intervention. And said that Syria was subject to a conspiracy led by the United States and certain European countries.

An image from Arab social media alleges to show an Israeli strike in Syria, Dec. 7, 2014. Photo by Social Media - Sputnik International
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Earlier on Monday, the Syrian Foreign Ministry asked UN to impose deterring sanctions on Israel over its airstrikes.

Israeli warplanes bombed the two areas on Sunday, striking near Damascus' international airport and outside a the town of Dimas, close to the Lebanese border.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is trackings the conflict through a network of sources on both sides, said that 10 explosions were heard near Dimas, according to a Reuters report.

It said that one missile hit a warehouse for imports and exports at the Damascus international airport.

The Syrian government has said the attacks caused material damage.

An Israeli army spokesman said he would not comment on the foreign reports.

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