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Zelensky ignored phone call from Bennett on Friday — report

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett poses for a picture at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on January 26, 2022; Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the nation in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 24, 2022. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90; Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett poses for a picture at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem, on January 26, 2022; Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addresses the nation in Kyiv, Ukraine, on February 24, 2022. (Olivier Fitoussi/Flash90; Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett tried to speak with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky yesterday, but he didn’t take the call, Channel 12 news reports.

The report says the Ukrainian leader didn’t answer, knowing the Israeli premier was set to meet with Putin today.

The network says Bennett’s office denies there was an effort to initiate such a conversation.

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