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Assad promised Israel to keep the Iranians 40 km from Syria's borders ..

Good soldier this Assad
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Better the devil you know.
There is something brewing a possible Stolichnaya-Mogen David franchise. I believe Ivan may be losing his taste for Persian roasted chicken with dried cherry-saffron rice. However, he likes to park his boats in a warm seaport. I understand the weather is nice in Tartus this time of the year.