Telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu 2020-12-28 18:30:00 Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone with Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu. The two leaders discussed topical issues of Russian-Israeli relations in various spheres and reaffirmed their mutual intention to promote comprehensive bilateral cooperation, including in the context of countering the spread of the coronavirus. The region’s problems with an emphasis on certain developments in Syria were also discussed. The leaders exchanged season’s greetings. Vladimir Putin also warmly congratulated Benjamin Netanyahu and all Israelis on Hanukkah. The sides agreed to maintain contact.