Netanyahu thanks Putin for Russian aid in Carmel fire

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 3, 2010 15:06

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday spoke with Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin, and thanked him and his country for their assistance in the effort to control a deadly forest fire in the Carmel.

Netanyahu noted that the planes which Russia has dispatched to Isral are "the largest of their kind in the world," according to a statement.

Putin expressed his condolences to the Israeli people for the massive loss of life.


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