The possibility of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Russia is being considered, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told the press on Wednesday, TASS reported.
Commenting on several media reports that claimed that Netanyahu’s visit to Russia is planned for April 21, Peskov said: “The possibility of Mr Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow is being considered. We will make a relevant statement in a timely manner.”
Israeli media reported on Tuesday that Netanyahu plans to visit Moscow on April 21 and meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the situation in Syria.
On March 16 Putin said at the meeting with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Moscow that he plans to meet with the Israeli prime minister in the nearest future. Putin noted that Russia and Israel have many issues to discuss on developing trade and economic ties, as well as matters connected with security in the region.