Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands as they attend an event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 75th anniversary of the breakthrough of the Nazi siege of Leningrad in World War II, at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center in.
(photo credit: REUTERS/MAXIM SHEMETOV)
The meeting between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin, which was canceled on Thursday
, has been rescheduled for next Wednesday in Moscow, the Prime Minister’s Office announced.
Netanyahu and Putin spoke by phone in the morning. According to a statement put out by the Prime Minister’s Office, during the call the two leaders discussed developments in the region.
The rescheduled meeting is expected to take place on or near the day when Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit is expected to announce his decision regarding whether to indict Netanyahu.
Thursday’s meeting in Moscow was believed to have been postponed to allow Netanyahu to deal with the political situation in Israel.
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