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Syria: Russian Defence Ministry confirm military drills with Israel *EXCLUSIVE* *PARTNER CONTENT*03:03

Syria: Russian Defence Ministry confirm military drills with Israel *EXCLUSIVE* *PARTNER CONTENT*

Syrian Arab Republic, Latakia
October 23, 2015 at 02:35 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov confirmed on Friday that Russian Air Forces "have already conducted two trainings with our partners from Israel" in an exclusive interview to RT in Latakia.

Konashenkov also added that "the direct communication is adjusted between the control post at the Hmeymim Airbase and the Israeli Air Forces headquarters".Speaking about other allies, he mentioned there is "a hot line between our national defence centre in Russia and the General staff of Turkish Armed Forces for the security reasons at the Turkish-Syrian border".

Konashenkov underlined that Russia is open to collaboration with the US on security issues as "we are well aware of the fact that different situations may occur and not only due to the militants' activity but to equipment failure or others".

Syria: Russian Defence Ministry confirm military drills with Israel *EXCLUSIVE* *PARTNER CONTENT*03:03
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Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov confirmed on Friday that Russian Air Forces "have already conducted two trainings with our partners from Israel" in an exclusive interview to RT in Latakia.

Konashenkov also added that "the direct communication is adjusted between the control post at the Hmeymim Airbase and the Israeli Air Forces headquarters".Speaking about other allies, he mentioned there is "a hot line between our national defence centre in Russia and the General staff of Turkish Armed Forces for the security reasons at the Turkish-Syrian border".

Konashenkov underlined that Russia is open to collaboration with the US on security issues as "we are well aware of the fact that different situations may occur and not only due to the militants' activity but to equipment failure or others".