Sunday, December 31, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated President of Russia Vladimir Putin a happy New year.
«On the eve of the New year I congratulate President Vladimir Putin with excellent relations between Israel and Russia and I wish all the citizens good. Happy New year!» – gave Netanyahu.
Putin, in turn, in the congratulation addressed to Netanyahu, said that Israeli-Russian relations are friendly and constructive. The Russian President stressed that it expects to continue joint work to strengthen bilateral cooperation in political, trade-economic, humanitarian and other spheres, as well as partnerships in efforts to ensure stability and security in the middle East.