Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have discussed over the phone the situation in Syria, in light of Washington’s plans to withdraw US troops from that country, the Kremlin press service reported on Friday.
“The discussion focused on developments in Syria, including in light of the United States’ plans to withdraw its troops from that country. They pointed to the need for the final defeat of terrorism and speedy achievement of a political settlement in Syria. To that end, the parties reaffirmed their mutual determination to strengthen coordination through military and diplomatic channels,” the press service said.
According to the Kremlin press service, the conversation was initiated by the Israeli side.