MOSCOW, December 8. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin considers it necessary to improve Russian-Israeli cooperation along military lines. This was announced in a telephone conversation between the Russian leader and Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.
"When discussing the situation in Syria, Vladimir Putin noted the need to improve Russian-Israeli military cooperation. In this regard, the relevance of the forthcoming contact between experts of the ministries of defense in a joint working group was stressed," the Kremlin press service reported on Saturday.
The conversation between the leaders of the two countries was initiated by the Israeli side. Putin and Netanyahu agreed to "work on the next personal meeting of the leaders of the two countries," the press service said.