Russia´s Putin to Visit Israel Next Month (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari, Canada 05/25/12)
INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS
INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS Articles-Index-Top
Following secret contacts between the Kremlin and the office of Prime
Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, it was agreed that Russian President
Vladimir Putin will visit Israel next month, the Hebrew-language
newspaper Yediot Acharonot reported on Friday.
The trip will be one of Putin’s first official trips since his
inauguration for a second term as President. According to the report,
the exact date has not been determined but the visit will last for 24
hours. Netanyahu and President Shimon Peres are reportedly planning a
special reception for Putin.
During the visit, an event honoring Israel´s relations with Russia
will be held, and Netanyahu and Putin will inaugurate a national
monument in Netanya marking the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany.
A few months ago, Putin warned against a military strike on Iran’s
In an article he published as part of Russia’s foreign policy, Putin
said Russia is concerned “from the growing threat” of an attack the
Islamic republic´s nuclear program in the country.
He warned that such a move would be result in a “real catastrophe.”
“The growing threat of a military attack in Iran makes Russia
worried, no doubt,” wrote Putin. “If this happens, the results could
be truly catastrophic. It is impossible to imagine their true scale.”
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 05/25/12)
Return to Top
MATERIAL REPRODUCED FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY