Netanyahu to meet Putin

ANI | Updated: Jan 25, 2018 23:38 IST

Jerusalem [Israel], Jan 25 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will fly to Moscow to meet Russian president Vladimir Putin next week, confirmed the Prime Minister's Office.

The meeting is likely to deal with Iran and its involvement in Syria, reported the Jerusalem Post.

According to the Prime Minister's office, Netanyahu has told some of the world leaders he is presently meeting at the World Economics Forum (WEF) in Davos that Israel will not let Iran establish itself militarily in Syria after the civil war there.

The entire visit is reportedly scheduled to last for about five hours.

The two leaders last met in August and speak frequently over the phone.

In addition to the Moscow visit, he is scheduled to attend the Munich Security Conference in mid-February as well as pay a visit to the United States to meet President Donald Trump and attend the annual AIPAC policy conference in the beginning of March, the report said. (ANI)

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