Former Russian Diplomat: Moscow Gave Syria Green Light to Fire at Israeli F-16

“Hear the word of Hashem, O nations, And tell it in the isles afar. Say: He who scattered Yisrael will gather them, And will guard them as a shepherd his flock.” Jeremiah 31:9 (The Israel Bible™)

According to a translation provided by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), Russian Political Analyst and former diplomat, Viacheslav Matuzov said on Al-Jazeera TV that he believes Russia gave Syria a green light to take down an Israeli F-16 over the weekend.