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In phone call with Zelensky, Bennett offers to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on February 20, 2022. (Tsafrir Abayov / POOL / AFP)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on February 20, 2022. (Tsafrir Abayov / POOL / AFP)

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett speaks with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky.

They discuss the fighting in Ukraine, especially around the capital, Kyiv, according to the Prime Minister’s Office.

Bennett offers humanitarian aid and lays out to Zelensky what Israel has provided thus far.

He tells Zelensky that he hopes the war will end soon, and sends a message of support to the Ukrainian people, according to his office. There is no mention in the statement from Bennett’s office of any condemnation of Russian actions.

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