Instead of face-to-face meeting, PM speaks with Putin on phone

According to a statement put out by the Prime Minister's Office, the two leaders discussed developments in the region.

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February 21, 2019 13:02
THE TIES between Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have

THE TIES between Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been characterized as straightforward, open and built on personal trust. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was originally scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Thursday, spoke to him instead by phone and the two agreed to meet in the near future.


According to a statement put out by the Prime Minister's Office, the two leaders discussed developments in the region.
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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