"Israeli regime's recent attack on an air base in the Syrian province of Homs will not go unanswered," A senior aide to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution.
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"Definitely, this crime will not remain without a response," Ali Akbar Velayati told IRNA and IRIB upon his arrival in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Tuesday.
He added that Iran would strongly defend Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.
Two Israeli F-15 warplanes carried out strikes from Lebanese air space on T-4 air base in Homs on Sunday that killed and wounded several people. Syrian air defense systems shot down five out of eight missiles fired.
Syria on Monday warned about the “dangerous repercussions” of Israeli assaults on its territories, stressing that the recent attack on Homs would not have been possible without massive US support.
In a letter to the United Nations secretary general and the UNSC president, Syrian Foreign Ministry said in the framework of its policies based on practicing state terror and providing constant support for armed terrorist groups as well as violating UNSC resolutions, the authorities of the Israeli regime renewed acts of aggression against Syrian territories, with Israeli F15 jets launching missiles from the Lebanese airspace on T-4 airport in Homs province.