Rivlin to Putin: In Israel we feel every child is our own child

President Reuven Rivlin meets Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In reference to the case of backpacker Naama Issachar, Rivlin tells the Russian leader that “in Israel we feel every [child] is our own child.” He thanks the Russian leader for his efforts on her behalf.

Putin says World War II and the Holocaust were a joint tragedy for the Jewish and Soviet people. He says the world needs to fight anti-Semitism and Rivlin says, “We must fight together.”

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