The M.ART festival presents contemporary Russian culture to the Israeli audience
Russian jets and Syrian artillery have pounded towns and villages in recent weeks in a renewed assault backed by pro-Iranian militias that aimed at clearing the opposition.
The conversation "strengthened the prime minister's optimism that the matter of Naama Issachar's release is progressing towards a solution."
Mishustin's unexpected elevation is part of a sweeping shake-up of the political system which led to the resignation of Dmitry Medvedev as prime minister along with his government.
Yaffa Issachar said that she was told by high-ranking officials that efforts are being done to free her daughter and it would not be a good idea to make waves during the official visit.
Violations of NATO airspace over the Baltics have fallen since Moscow's annexation of Crimea in 2014, but air activity on allied borders remains constant.
In power as either president or prime minister since 1999, Putin, 67, is due to step down in 2024 when his fourth presidential term ends.
Hafter is concerned that the deal will allow Turkey to entrench itself, in much the same way as it has in Syria.
Putin to visit Jerusalem next week; PM has asked him to pardon Issachar by then.
The number of crossings and length of authorization were halved to avoid a Russian veto.