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Likud denies report Netanyahu seeking to mediate between Russia and Ukraine

Carrie Keller-Lynn is a political and legal correspondent for The Times of Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on January 30, 2020. (Kremlin)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on January 30, 2020. (Kremlin)

The Likud party denies that party leader Benjamin Netanyahu is asking to mediate between Russia and Ukraine.

A report in the Israel Hayom daily, frequently aligned with the former prime minister, says that Netanyahu will ask Ukraine for permission to intervene.

A Likud spokesman calls the report “complete nonsense.”

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