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    Netanyahu, Putin Agree to Coordinate Military Action in Syria

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    Putin and Netanyahu met on Monday in Moscow to discuss the Middle East peace process and the fight against global terrorism.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Monday to create a coordination mechanism to avoid 'misunderstanding' between Israeli and Russian forces involved in the Syrian conflict, the Ynetnews portal reported.

    Putin and Netanyahu met on Monday in Moscow to discuss the Middle East peace process and the fight against global terrorism.

    According to Yetnews, Netanyahu told a news conference after the meeting that his goal was "to prevent misunderstandings between IDF troops and Russian troops" by creating a coordination mechanism.

    The Israeli Air Force has carried out a number of airstrikes on Syrian territory in retaliation to militant rocket fire and against Hezbollah weapons convoys, while Russia has allegedly deployed several fighter jets and personnel at an airbase at Syria's port city of Lattakia.


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