NEW YORK — Diplomatic sources tell The Times of Israel that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will focus on missile defense during his meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later today.
“There are only 5 countries producing effective missile defense and Israel is one,” says a Ukrainian official.
Ukraine also believes that Netanyahu will use the meeting as an excuse not to accept Zelensky’s invitation to visit Kyiv.
“Netanyahu is the only leader from a friendly state who has not visited during the war,” says the official.
Kyiv is still hopeful that President Isaac Herzog or Knesset Speaker Amir Ohana will visit.