Israel-Russia to sign emergency defense cooperation deal

Despite the recent deportation of Israel’s military attaché from Moscow, the Defense Ministry has decided to continue high-level contacts with the Russian government.
Next week, Homeland Security Minister Matan Vilna'i will host his Russian counterpart Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu and will sign an agreement to increase Israeli-Russian cooperation in emergency situations. The two will sign the agreement during a ceremony at the Knesset next Monday.