Vladimir Putin received letters of credence from eighteen ambassadors of the States, among whom was the representative of Israel, Gary Koren, reported on the official website of the government of the Russian Federation.
The ceremony marking the official beginning of work of heads of diplomatic representative offices in the Russian Federation, was held in the Alexander hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.
In a speech at the event, Putin said: «Russia is against the attempts of destabilization and the loosening of international relations, which is fraught with chaotic, less controlled slide in the direction of further increasing tension in the world.»
«Relations with Israel are really intense and multifaceted. With the Prime Minister, Mr Netanyahu, in recent months, we have met three times. Recently had a very informative, constructionperiod. I hope that they reached agreements will promote cooperation in trade-economic sphere, in agriculture, in the sphere of high technologies. As you know, we agreed to continue the useful dialogue on regional and global issues focused on the establishment of a just, comprehensive and lasting peace in the middle East», – quotes the website words of the Russian leader.