TEL AVIV, April 2. /TASS/. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will depart for Moscow on Thursday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his spokesperson Anna Jonathan-Leus told TASS.
"The prime minister will fly to Moscow on Thursday for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin," the spokesperson said.
Putin and Netanyahu discussed military cooperation in their phone conversation on Monday. The sides focused on vital issues of bilateral cooperation, including military contacts, and also the situation in the Middle East region, the Kremlin press service said.
Moscow hosted talks between Putin and Netanyahu on February 27. The Russian leader said after the negotiations that a working group on Syria involving Russia, Israel and some other countries as well as Syrians could deal with normalizing the situation in the country after terrorism in Syria was fully vanquished.
For his part, the Israeli premier said on March 3 that during the talks the parties reached an agreement on coordinating efforts by their armies and achieving the common goal, specifically, the withdrawal of foreign troops from Syria that were deployed there after the civil war broke out.