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Netanyahu, Putin hold phone talk amid regional tensions

IANS  |  Jerusalem 

Israeli and Russian talked over the phone on Wednesday amid rift between the two countries over

"The reiterated that will not allow to establish a military presence in Syria," the said in a statement, without elaborating.

The Kremlin said in a separate statement that Putin urged to avoid actions that might destabilise the situation in and stressed the importance of not violating Syria's sovereignty, reports

accuses of carrying out an airstrike on the in Syria, which claimed the lives of 14 people on Monday.

Tensions were mounting in the region after US threatened military action in as a response to a in the war-torn country.



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First Published: Thu, April 12 2018. 06:34 IST