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Netanyahu, Putin agree to arrange security meeting

IANS  |  Jerusalem 

Israeli and Russian agreed on Saturday to soon arrange a meeting between security delegations of the two countries.

The agreement was reached during the earlier phone talks between the two leaders over the current Israeli operation on its border with Lebanon, according to a statement issued by the

A meeting between the two leaders would also be coordinated, the statement noted.

reiterated Israel's policy to prevent the establishment of an Iranian presence in and to act against Iranian and Hezbollah aggression.

Earlier in the day, the to tweeted that Putin emphasized during the phone talks the necessity to improve the Russian-Israeli interaction in the military sphere.

stressed the need to ensure stability along the line separating and in strict compliance with resolution 1701, the embassy said.

On Tuesday morning, the said it launched the Operation to "expose and thwart" attack tunnels that cross from into northern Israel, which were constructed by Lebanon's Hezbollah.



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First Published: Sun, December 09 2018. 00:28 IST