'Netanyahu to meet with Russian president Putin on Tuesday'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
May 13, 2013 12:39

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin on Tuesday in Moscow, the Kremlin said in a statement according to AFP.

"It is expected that major attention will be paid to the current situation in the Middle East, first and foremost in Syria," the Kremlin said.

Netanyahu is expected ask Putin not to sell S-300 ground-to-air missiles to Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, that would significantly boost Syria's ability to stave off intervention in the conflict.


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