October 16 to Israel with official visit will arrive the Minister of defence of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu. According to published information, Shoigu will meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
During the talks the defense Ministers will discuss the issue of Iran’s nuclear program and the situation in Syria. Israel has repeatedly expressed concern about the deepening Iranian influence in this country, and of Iran’s intention to deploy Shiite armed groups in the border area with Israel. Will also discuss the attempts of the transfer of Iranian weapons to Hezbollah through Syria. Lieberman and Shoigu will discuss the issues related to the coordination steps between Israel and Russia.
We are talking about the first visit of Sergei Shoigu to Israel since his inauguration. That he soon will arrive, sources in the Ministry of defence of Israel has informed edition NEWSru.co.il 24 September.
In April 2017 Avigdor Lieberman and Sergei Shoigu, met in Moscow during the visit of the Minister of defense of Israel in the Russian capital to participate in the conference on security issues. At that meeting, Lieberman said that the middle East is the hot spot and a hotbed of terrorism and destabilization of the world community. He noted that the safety impact of unresolved social and economic problems in the region. Lieberman then talked about the fact that Israel is at the epicenter of events on its borders are the militants of the terrorist organizations against the Israeli army fights decisively and effectively.
Shoigu’s visit to Israel takes place after the statement of the President of the United States Donald trump about a possible U.S. withdrawal from the «nuclear agreement» with Iran, against the objections of Israel about the cease-fire in Syria and the presence of Iranian military forces and «Hezbollah» in southern Syria, as well as the publications that the Iranians are building at Syria military factories in the vicinity of the Russian bases on which you installed anti-aircraft missile systems s-400.
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