Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu briefed Russian President Vladimir Putin regarding the ongoing counter-offensive against Hamas, following the October 7 terror attacks, during a telephonic conversation.
“The Prime Minister made it clear that Israel had been attacked by brutal and abhorrent murderers, had gone to war determined and united, and would not stop until it had destroyed Hamas’s military and governing capabilities,” the Israel PM’s office stated on X.
It posted further that PM Netanyahu told the Russian President that the Israeli forces wouldn’t relent till they “eliminate Hamas”.
“President Putin laid out the steps being taken by Russia to prevent the further escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia posted on X.
“The Israeli side was in particular informed of the essential points of telephone correspondences that took place today with the leaders of Palestine, Egypt, Iran, and Syria,” the Kremlin said in a statement.