OREANDA-NEWS Russia's contacts with both Iran and Israel are constructive, Russian Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

"You know that Russia continues close contacts. We have very constructive working contacts with Tehran... In turn, we have contacts with Israel too, they are also constructive," Peskov told reporters. He recalled the recent telephone contacts between the leaders of Russia and Iran and the foreign ministers of the two countries, and also mentioned that on the eve of the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Nikolai Patrushev spoke with his Israeli counterpart.