Tehran dismisses role in downing Israeli jet

Iran has denied “allegations” by Tel Aviv that it downed an Iranian drone and Tehran was involved in downing an Israeli fighter jet F-16 in Syria’s airspace.

Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said in a press release that the allegations that Iran had a role in downing the Israeli F-16 in Syria’s airspace are “ridiculous.” Qasemi added that the Syrian government has the right to defend its sovereignty and repulse any foreign aggression.

An Israeli F-16 fighter was Saturday reportedly hit by the Syrian air defense system and crashed. Israel responded by sending fighter jets to Syria.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Tehran dismisses role in downing Israeli jet

Iran has denied “allegations” by Tel Aviv that it downed an Iranian drone and Tehran was involved in downing an Israeli fighter jet F-16 in Syria’s airspace.

Iranian Foreign Ministry’s Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said in a press release that the allegations that Iran had a role in downing the Israeli F-16 in Syria’s airspace are “ridiculous.” Qasemi added that the Syrian government has the right to defend its sovereignty and repulse any foreign aggression.

An Israeli F-16 fighter was Saturday reportedly hit by the Syrian air defense system and crashed. Israel responded by sending fighter jets to Syria.

Source: Kuwait News Agency