Wednesday, 3 February, to Israel with official visit arrived the delegation of the Federation Council of Russia under the leadership of the Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.
The program of the visit: meeting with Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein, visits the plenary room of the Knesset, official dinner in honour of Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation, reports the press service of the Knesset.
Shortly after arriving Matvienko laid a wreath at the monument to the soldiers of the red army in Netanya.
The delegation of the upper house of the Russian Parliament, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Ilyas Umakhanov, Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev, first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Vladimir djabarov, member of the Federation Council Committee on budget and financial markets Rostislav Goldstein, the Chairman of the Moscow city Duma Alexey Shaposhnikov.
During his visit to the Knesset Russian senators will meet with representatives of the inter-parliamentary Association of friendship «Israel-Russia».