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Israel: Putin holds talks with Netanyahu ahead of Auschwitz commemoration 03:24

Israel: Putin holds talks with Netanyahu ahead of Auschwitz commemoration

Israel, Jerusalem
January 23, 2020 at 09:14 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Thursday as part of his visit to attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp.

During their talks, the leaders are expected to discuss bilateral cooperation and international issues including the situation in the Middle East. Also on the agenda is thought to be the possible pardoning of Naama Issachar, an Israeli citizen serving time in a Moscow prison on drug charges.

Later on Thursday the Russian leader will travel to Palestine to hold talks with President Mahmoud Abbas in the city of Bethlehem.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Thursday as part of his visit to attend a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz death camp.

During their talks, the leaders are expected to discuss bilateral cooperation and international issues including the situation in the Middle East. Also on the agenda is thought to be the possible pardoning of Naama Issachar, an Israeli citizen serving time in a Moscow prison on drug charges.

Later on Thursday the Russian leader will travel to Palestine to hold talks with President Mahmoud Abbas in the city of Bethlehem.

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