On February 13, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman once again threatened Syria and Iran commenting on the February 10 encounter between the Israeli Air Force and the Syrian Air Defense Forces resulted in a shootdown of the Israeli F-16I warplane. MORE DETAILS
“There are no restrictions, we do not accept any restrictions. We acted with determination and responded to every provocation. We will continue to defend our vital security interests. To paraphrase the well-known proverb, “This is not the time to bark, but to bite.” We are bitten hard, I hope we do not have to do it,” Liberman said on a visit to the Israeli city of Kiryat Shmona adding that Tel Aviv “acted with determination” during the Feburary 10 military engagement with Syria.