Russian, Israeli Leaders Discuss Iran Nuclear Program, Syria, Iraq

MOSCOW (Reuters) -
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Sochi, Russia, earlier this year. (Sputnik/Alexei Nikolsky/Kremlin via Reuters)

Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iran nuclear program, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

In a phone call, held on the initiative of the Israeli side, the two leaders also discussed the situation in Syria and the referendum in Iraq’s Kurdistan, the Kremlin said in a statement.