Summary of the week. September 17-23: Overview of events and expert assessments

24 September 2018

Russia to send S-300 missile defense systems to Syria

Israel does not acknowledge its fault for shooting down of Russian IL-200 by the Syrian air defense system. Moreover, Israel believes that, partially, Russia is to be blamed for that.

Deputy Editor-in-chief of Israeli Channel 9 Diana Tosunyan has reminded that the air defense system S-200, which shot down IL-20, had been manufactured in the Soviet Union. Besides, coaches training the Syrians had also been either Soviet or Russian.

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