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Israel says informed Russia ahead of its strikes in Syria

Missile fire is seen from Damascus, Syria May 10, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel forewarned Russia of its strikes on Thursday against multiple targets in Syria, an Israeli military spokesman said.

“The Russians were informed prior to our attack by the established mechanisms that we have,” Lieutenant-Colonel Jonathan Conricus told reporters without elaborating.

Writing by Dan Williams; Editing by Darren Schuettler

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