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Netanyahu to meet with Putin after downing of Russian plane

AP  |  Jerusalem 

Israel's says he will meet Russia's for the first time since the downing of a Russian warplane by Syrian forces reacting to an Israeli air raid last month.

has been trying to ease tensions with since the incident. blamed for the shootdown and responded by supplying with sophisticated S-300

Speaking to his Cabinet Sunday, Netanyahu said he had spoken to Russian and would soon travel to for face-to-face talks.

He said he had stressed the importance of military coordination with Russia, while also saying "will act at all times to prevent from establishing a military presence" in

frequently carries out airstrikes against and its allies in

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 19:00 IST