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MOSCOW, October 23 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Israeli Deputy Prime Minister Avigdor Liberman had a telephone conversation on Tuesday to discuss the situation in the Middle East and North Africa, a spokesman for the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
The conversation was held at the initiative of the Israeli side. The sides also discussed “certain practical aspects of the current bilateral agenda, including in the context of the preparations for a next meeting of the Russian-Israeli commission on trade and economic cooperation,” the spokesman noted.
Lavrov and Liberman “reiterated the commitment to build up comprehensive cooperation between Russia and Israel, to continue active political dialogue on issues of mutual interest,” the spokesman added.