Putin: Russia and Israel are “true allies” in the fight against terrorism
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a joint press conference Tuesday in Moscow.
Putin said that Russia and Israel are "true allies" in the fight against terrorism.
“We talked about the need to jointly fight against international terrorism. Israel knows by first-hand experience what it is and fights against terrorism. In this sense, we are true allies, our countries have enough experience in the fight against extremism. We will boost contacts with Israeli partners in this sphere," Putin said.
Putin added that Russia positively views talks on the normalization of ties between Turkey and Israel, adding that these negotiations could contribute to the de-escalation in the region.