10 Apr 2018 19:02

Russian presidential envoy Bogdanov, Israeli ambassador to Russia meet to discuss situation in Syria, Gaza Strip

MOSCOW. April 10 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov met with Israeli Ambassador to Russia Gary Koren in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the current situation in Syria and in the Gaza Strip, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

"The sides discussed the current situation in the Middle East, with an emphasis on the situation unfolding in Syria and around, and on developments in the Gaza Strip," the Russian ministry said in a statement on its website.

The diplomats also "touched on several important aspects of the Russian-Israeli bilateral relations," the Russian Foreign Ministry said.