After the return of the body of Sgt. First Class Zachary Beumel, Russia is continuing to search for the remains of other IDF soldiers missing since 1982 Sultan Yakoub battle in the First Lebanon War, a diplomatic source tells journalists in Moscow.
The source says this is evidence of the “special” connection between Jerusalem and Moscow, and that Russia’s help would not be coming with a “price tag” regarding the situation in Syria.
Earlier today, Putin said his country’s military retrieved Baumel’s remains and returned them to Israel for burial, nearly 37 years after he went missing in the Battle of Sultan Yacoub.
Read more at Times of Israel.