After practically three-hour delay, Netanyahu meets Putin in Sochi – Israel Information

SOCHI – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is assembly with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, 5 days earlier than Israel’s election.

The assembly started after an nearly three-hour delay. Netanyahu additionally met earlier with Russia’s protection minister, Sergey Shoygu.

The Russian Overseas Ministry condemned Wedenesday Netanyahu’s pledge to annex elements of the West Financial institution.

in a joint press convention, Netanyahu stated that “Our tightening relations [with Russia] are the results of our mutual coverage in addition to the private bond we share. This bond has prevented pointless and harmful frictions between our armies.

“This can be a basic element of the reginal stability. Safety coordination is all the time vital, however it’s particularly vital now, in mild of the previous month’s sharp spike within the quantity and the scope of Iran’s makes an attempt to hurt Israel from Syrian territory and switch precision missiles to Syria,” Netanyahu stated.

“We cannot tolerate this menace and subsequently should keep away from any friction between us,” the premier added.

Putin stated he is aware of Israel faces an historic problem on Election Day on September 17. “We all know Million and a half Soviet Union repatriates are presently residing in Israel. We all the time handled them as our folks. This can be very vital to us who’s elected to the following Knesset and we hope they are going to keep the friendship between our nations and additional strengthen our relationship.”      

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