Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the telephone with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,reported the press service of the Kremlin.
“As a continuation of the talks that took place on May 9 in Moscow, several aspects of the situation in Syria were discussed,” the statement said. The leaders also discussed current issues on a joint agenda.
Netanyahu visited Moscow in early May and attended the Victory Day parade. During the talks with Putin, the situation in Syria was discussed. Following the meeting, the prime minister told reporters that he had no reason to worry that Russia would interfere with Israel’s actions in Syria. On the night of May 9, Israel fired on an area outside of Damascus. Prior to that, the IDF had put its troops on alert due to “unusual activity” of the Iranian military in Syria.