Russian and Israeli defence officials held talks on the situation in Syria and other security issues in the Middle East on Wednesday in Moscow.
The delegations also reportedly discussed Israel’s Operation Northern Shield, aimed at exposing and neutralising cross-border attack tunnels that Hezbollah militants have dug from Lebanon into Israel.
The Russian side was represented by the deputy chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff, Maj. Gen. Vasily Trushin, while the Israeli delegation was led by Head of the Israel Defence Forces Operations Directorate Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva.
According to a Russian MoD report, the Russian and Israeli military also discussed the work of communication channels between the Hmeimin base and Israels’s incident prevention command centre.
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