Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel intends to destroy the Palestinian group Hamas. About it reports the Times of Israel with reference to the office of the Israeli Prime Minister.
Netanyahu explained that Israel will not stop until it destroys Hamas’ military capabilities and its leadership. He added that “Israel was attacked by vile and cruel murderers,” and that overall, he said, Israeli society was united around the need to win the war against Hamas.
Putin and Netanyahu spent telephone conversation on October 16. According to the Kremlin, the Russian head of state during the conversation condemned any actions that victimize the civilian population, including women and children. In addition, Putin called for preventing a humanitarian catastrophe in the Gaza Strip.
Earlier that day, Putin spent telephone conversations with the presidents of Syria, Iran, Egypt and Palestine Bashar al-Assad, Ebrahim Raisi, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Mahmoud Abbas. The leaders of the countries unanimously declared the need for an early ceasefire and the establishment of a humanitarian truce for urgent assistance to all those in need.