Keren Hayesod will be bringing the world’s foremost Jewish philanthropists to meet the man who has kept Bashar Assad in power in Syria while he has repeatedly gassed innocent Arab children.
They will be discussing Syria and, according to Russian media, the situation in northern Syria's Idlib province.
Both Russia and Israel agreed to boost dialog between their militaries in regards to Syria
Netanyahu traveled to the Black Sea resort to meet the Russian leader – just five days before the election – in a move widely seen as an effort to woo elder Russian-speaking immigrants.
Netanyahu said there is “a human bridge between Israel and Russian-speaking countries, because we have more than a million people from the former Soviet Union, and their contribution is tremendous.”
On tarmac before heading to Russia PM said the goal of trip is to maintain Israeli freedom of action in Syria
The searches took place four days after Russia's ruling United Russia party, which supports President Putin, lost one third of its seats in the Moscow city assembly.
"Through talks with [Putin] we were able to avert a near-unavoidable crash between the the Russian Air Force and our own forces during an operation in Syria," he said speaking to Russian media.
The statement called for a return to direct negotiations based on “relevant UN Security Council resolutions, the Madrid Principle and the Arab Peace Initiative.”
Netanyahu said last week efforts were underway to arrange for another trilateral summit in Jerusalem of US, Russian and Israeli security officials to discuss the removal of Iranian forces from Syria.