Israeli ambassador reprimanded by Russia after condemnation of invasion

Israeli Ambassador to Russia Alex Ben-Tzvi was summoned to the offices of Russia's foreign ministry in Moscow to clarify Foreign Minister Yair Lapid's condemnation of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Israeli media reported on Friday.

In a meeting with Mikhail Bogdanov, the Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister and special representative of the president of Russia for the Middle East, Ben-Tzvi was asked why Israel "supports neo-nazis."

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