|A picture taken on March 4, 2017 shows a Mil Mi-28 "Havoc" attack helicopter flying above the damaged site of the ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria. Russia’s Foreign Ministry summoned Israel's Ambassador to Moscow to protest an Israeli military strike at a military target near Palmyra last week. (Louai Beshara / AFP)|
Ambassador Gary Koren was called for discussions at the ministry last Friday, the official said.
Last week Syria's army high command said Israeli jets had breached Syrian air space and attacked a military target near Palmyra, in what it described as an act of aggression that aided Islamic State.