Patrushev met with the head of the national security Council of Israel

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotosexogratis of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev. Archival photoPatrushev met with the head of the national security Council of Israel© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev met today in Moscow with the Chairman of the national security Council of Israel, Meir Ben-Shabbat, the parties discussed the cooperation between Russia and Israel in the sphere of security, combating terrorism and the situation in Syria, reported the press service of the security Council.

«Nikolai Patrushev and Meir Ben-Shabbat exchanged views on a number of Russian-Israeli cooperation in the field of security, focusing on issues of counter-terrorism», — is spoken in the message.

It is reported that «the sides discussed the situation around Syria, the issues of security and stability in the Middle East region, and also discussed the results of the summit with participation of presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey on 7 September in Tehran.»