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Israeli Prime Minister meets Russian President in Moscow to discuss the Ukrainian war.

Meeting of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Russian President Vladimir Putin back in October 2021 in Sochi. Image Credit: YEVGENY BIYATOV/SPUTNIK/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Hours ago Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett arrived in Moscow for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin. According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s office, the meeting has been ongoing for the past 2.5 hours.

The prime minister took off for Moscow early this morning, after the conversation between the leaders last Wednesday.

Official Statement by Prime Minister’s office.

The Israeli Prime Minister’s Office also said that accompanied by Housing Minister Ze’ev Elkin, who is serving as his translator and also  National Security Adviser Eyal Hulata, diplomatic adviser Shimrit Meir, and spokesman Matan Sidi.

Even though the meeting was not officially reported until the Israeli Prime Minister met the Russian President, the White House was notified ahead of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s trip to Moscow. According to Channel 12 news, the Ukrainians were also notified of this trip.

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