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Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation with the President of Israel

10.08.2022 ТАСС 85 просмотров

The conversation between the Duke and Putin was frank.

President of IsraelYitzhak Herzog in a telephone conversation with the Russian leader on TuesdayVladimir Putin stated the importance of strengthening ties between the two countries. The conversation took place at the initiative of the Israeli side, the press service of the Government of the Jewish State informed on its results with reference to the officeThe Duke's Yitzhak.

"The telephone conversation was honest and frank. Both Presidents stressed the important areas of cooperation between Israel and Russia and agreed to maintain contact," the message says. "This telephone conversation was initiated by President Herzog at the request of the Prime Minister [of Israel]Yair Lapid and in coordination with the [Israeli] Ministry of Foreign Affairs," the press service said.

The topic of the conversation was the bilateral relations between Israel and the Russian Federation, "including the problems of the Jewish people in the diaspora." "In this context, President Herzog spoke in detail about the problem of the activities of the Jewish Agency ["Dry"] in Russia," the message reads. "President Putin stressed his personal commitment to honoring the memory of the [victims of] the Holocaust and the fight against anti—Semitism," the press service of the Israeli government added.

Earlier on Tuesday, the Kremlin's press service reported thatVladimir Putin and Yitzhak Herzog discussed in a telephone conversation the cooperation between the two countries, including in the humanitarian sphere, and also touched upon the situation around the Jewish Agency for Israel ("Dry"). As noted in the Kremlin, the leaders confirmed "the mood for the development of multifaceted Russian-Israeli cooperation."

Sokhnut is an international organization with a center in Israel that deals with repatriation to the country and assistance to returnees, as well as issues related to Jewish-Zionist education and the global Jewish community.

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