BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) – Israeli Air Force commander Major General Amikam Norkin met with the Russian military command on Friday to discuss a number of topics, including the recent downing of the IL-20 aircraft.
Following the meeting with the Russian command, Norkin informed the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the results of the meeting.
Netanyahu’s office released a statement in which the premier called for Israel to maintain contact with the Russian military command in Syria.
“This morning, Prime Minister Netanyahu held a meeting with the leadership of the security bloc, during which he listened to a detailed report of Air Force Commander Norkin on the talks in Moscow,” the press release said.
“The prime minister instructed [Norkin] to continue constant contacts with Russia,” the office said in a statement.