Vladimir Putin held talks with Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu who has arrived in Russia on an official visit on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations.
The two leaders discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation, including the further strengthening of trade and economic cooperation as well as cultural and humanitarian ties.
In addition, there was an exchange of views on regional issues, primarily in the context of the fight against international terrorism. Vladimir Putin and Benjamin Netanyahu reviewed developments related to Syria, as well as the status and prospects of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process.
Following the talks, the Russian President and the Israeli Prime Minister made statements to the press and answered questions from journalists.