Netanyahu speaks with Putin — PM’s Office

Lazar Berman is The Times of Israel's diplomatic reporter

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has spoken with Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to Netanyahu’s office.

Putin has been extremely critical of Israel in his statements since Hamas’s October 7 onslaught, even making implicit comparisons between Israel and the German army in World War II.

According to the Kremlin, Putin spoke earlier with Syrian President Bashar Assad, and is calling Egypt’s Abdel Fattah el-Sissi and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas today as well.

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