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Bibi to Putin: Stop Transfer of Arms to Hezbollah

PM Netanyahu meets with Vladimir Putin in Russia, April 21, 2016 (Photo: facebook/IsraeliPM)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a trip to Russia today to discuss two pressing issues with Russian President Putin. One of those issues is the conflict in Syria, reports Israel Hayom's Shlomo Cesana, while the other is the transfer of arms to terrorist groups such as Hezbollah:

At their meeting on Thursday, Netanyahu and Putin will discuss the international diplomatic efforts to achieve a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Syria. Israel is not taking an active role in these efforts, but, given its shared border with Syria and the involvement of Hezbollah in the fighting there, it has an interest in its views being clear to world powers.

Top Israeli officials, including Netanyahu, have stated that Israel will not permit the transfer of advanced weaponry from the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad to terrorist groups in Syria and Lebanon. Netanyahu will tell Putin that Russia must prevent the transfer of advanced weaponry to Hezbollah.

Regarding the Russia-Iran relationship, Israel is concerned about the sale of advanced Russian arms sales to Iran. Just this week, Iran displayed S-300 missiles it had received from Russia after a decade of delays.

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