Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev has discussed the aggravation in the Middle East by telephone with Chairman of the Israeli National Security Council Tzachi Hanegbi, Report informs referring to TASS.

“In the context of the aggravation of the situation in the Middle East, Patrushev noted the need for all parties to show restraint in order to prevent further escalation of the conflict. It was emphasized that Russia stands for resolving disagreements exclusively by political and diplomatic means,” reads the message.