Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   22 March

Netanyahu cancels trip to Moscow

YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 20, ARMENPRESS. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled his visit to Moscow scheduled on February 21 within the frames of which he was expected to hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Jerusalem Post reported.

The Israeli PM made such a decision due to the domestic political situation in the country, according to the newspaper.

On February 19 the Kremlin said in a statement that Putin and Netanyahu will hold talks on February 21. “The two leaders are expected to discuss the urgent issues of the bilateral cooperation, first of all, in commercial and humanitarian areas, as well as to exchange views on the current situation in the Middle East, including the Israeli-Palestinian settlement issues and the situation in Syria”, the statement said.

Edited and translated by Aneta Harutyunyan

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