Israel closed its airspace for civil aviation in the north of the country, particularly in the area of Haifa. In addition, Israel strengthened security measures and military presence.
The Jewish state made such a move after Syrian authorities announced that they were targeting Syrian missile systems against Israel.
Earlier, on May 5 overnight, Israeli aircraft struck the ammunition depot, located on the territory of Syria. Reportedly, the depot contained a batch of rockets that Syria was supposedly going to send to Hezbollah militants. About 300 Syrian soldiers were killed and hundreds were injured in the raid.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities