This was reported by TASS with reference to the press service of the apparatus of the Security Council of Russia.

It is noted that the parties "discussed a number of issues of Russian-Israeli cooperation in the field of security, exchanged views on the international situation, and separately considered the topic of counteracting a new coronavirus infection."

In May, Russian President Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to Benjamin Netanyahu, who took office as Prime Minister of Israel for a new term.