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Russia: Netanyahu arrives in Moscow for talks with Putin

Russian Federation, Moscow
June 6, 2016 at 20:35 GMT -00:00 · Published

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived to Vnukovo II airport just outside Moscow on Monday, to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks.

Netanyahu, who arrived accompanied by his wife Sara Netanyahu, was received by an honour guard at the runway.

The likely agenda of the meeting, according to reports, will be the conflict in Syria and the implementation of the agreements that were reached during Netanyahu's previous visit. It is expected that both leaders will also discuss the prospects of a settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Another item is the possible return of an Israeli tank that was captured while Israeli forces battled Syrian troops in Lebanon in 1982. Israel has been searching for three soldiers who went missing from the tank that passed to Russia via Syria.

It is the second visit to Moscow of Prime Minister Netanyahu this year, who will mark the 25th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between Israel and Moscow. The first visit to the Russian capital in 2016 took place on April 21.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived to Vnukovo II airport just outside Moscow on Monday, to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks.

Netanyahu, who arrived accompanied by his wife Sara Netanyahu, was received by an honour guard at the runway.

The likely agenda of the meeting, according to reports, will be the conflict in Syria and the implementation of the agreements that were reached during Netanyahu's previous visit. It is expected that both leaders will also discuss the prospects of a settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Another item is the possible return of an Israeli tank that was captured while Israeli forces battled Syrian troops in Lebanon in 1982. Israel has been searching for three soldiers who went missing from the tank that passed to Russia via Syria.

It is the second visit to Moscow of Prime Minister Netanyahu this year, who will mark the 25th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between Israel and Moscow. The first visit to the Russian capital in 2016 took place on April 21.

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