Netanyahu briefed Putin on the details of the operation, the Israeli military along the border with Lebanon
MOSCOW, December 8. /TASS/ — Russia’s President stressed the importance of strict compliance with resolution 1701 of the Security Council under the coordinating role of the United Nations Interim force in Lebanon.
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin considers necessary to improve Russian-Israeli cooperation in the military sphere. This was announced in a telephone conversation the Russian leader with the Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu.
When discussing the situation in Syria, Vladimir Putin stressed the necessity of improving Russian-Israeli cooperation in the military sphere. In this context, they underscored the relevance of the forthcoming contact between the experts of ministries of defence in the framework of the joint working group.the press service of the Kremlin
The Russian leader also stressed the importance of strict compliance with resolution 1701 of the Security Council under the coordinating role of the United Nations Interim force in Lebanon. “Netanyahu briefed about the details by the Israeli armed forces operations along the line between Israel and Lebanon. The Russian side noted the importance of stability in this district in strict compliance with resolution 1701 of the Security Council and the coordinating role of the United Nations Interim force in Lebanon,” — said the Kremlin.
The conversation between the two leaders was initiated by the Israeli side. Putin and Netanyahu have agreed “to study the issue of holding the next personal meeting of the leaders of the two countries”, said the press service.
This week Israel launched operation “Northern shield” search and destroy dug on the territory of the Shiite Hezbollah tunnels. On Tuesday, the press service of the Israel defense forces reported the discovery of the first tunnel dug from Lebanon into the territory of the Jewish state. The United Nations interim force in Lebanon confirmed Thursday the existence of discovered by the Israel defense forces tunnel on the Lebanese-Israeli border.