View settings

Font size:
Site colours:


Official website of the President of Russia

Документ   /

Telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu

December 22, 2015

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israeli initiative.

The conversation focussed on the situation in the Middle East, particularly the Syrian crisis. Vladimir Putin stressed that there was no alternative to intra-Syrian talks under the aegis of the UN and a further uncompromising struggle against ISIS and other extremist groups operating in Syria. Agreement was reached to maintain active dialogue at various levels, in particular to further coordinate anti-terrorist actions.

Speaking of a Palestinian-Israeli settlement, the Russian President stressed the importance of practical measures aimed at reducing tensions.

The conversation also touched upon the development of cooperation between Russia and Israel in various spheres.

December 22, 2015