Netanyahu to Russian Prime Minister: Red Line Needed on Iranian Nukes, Bases in Syria

(Jerusalem Post) Tovah Lazaroff - Iran must be prevented from producing nuclear weapons and from placing military bases in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told visiting Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev on Thursday. Netanyahu also thanked Russia for agreeing to help Israel secure the release of three Israeli citizens held in Gaza, and the return of the bodies of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul, soldiers killed during the 2014 Gaza war. Medvedev said, "We face common challenges, primarily terrorism," and that coordination with Israel has been raised to a new level. Prior to his arrival, Medvedev told Channel 2, "Our country has never denied the rights of Israel or the Jewish people to Jerusalem, the Temple Mount or the Western Wall."

2016-11-11 00:00:00

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