The Israeli foreign Ministry called the staff of the Embassy in Russia, the best from over hundreds of Israeli missions abroad in 2016.
Adviser communication and public relations of the Embassy of Israel in Russia Alex Kagalsky confirmed this information edition NEWSru.co.il.
Last year was particularly intense for the staff of the Embassy of Israel in Russia, because the mission has twice organized the visit to Moscow Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu, and the visits of the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin, Ministers of the Israeli government and Knesset members.
In 2016, noted the 25th anniversary of the resumption of diplomatic relations between Israel and Russia. In the framework of the events dedicated to the cooperation between the two countries were held fairs and presentations, which was attended by about 50 thousand people.
The Israeli mission in Moscow also contributed to the release of the vosmiseriynogo documentary Vladimir Pozner about Israel «Jewish happiness», which is watched by millions of Russians and citizens of other countries of the former USSR.
In 2016, the Embassy of Israel in Russia was headed by extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador Zvi Heifetz. Currently, Israel’s Ambassador in Moscow is Gary Koren.