New Delhi: Getting into the function of a mediator to resolve the battle between Moscow and Kyiv, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met Russian President Vladimir Putin within the Kremlin on Saturday (March 5) to debate the battle in Ukraine. He later dialed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Bennett’s spokesperson knowledgeable.
In his three-hour lengthy assembly with Putin, the Israeli PM additionally raised the problem of the big Jewish group caught up within the battle in Ukraine, Reuters cited an official as saying.
“Bennett is coordinating his efforts within the disaster with the US, France and Germany”, an Israeli official mentioned.
Israel performed mediator on the behest of the Ukrainian president, nonetheless, officers earlier performed down expectations of any breakthrough within the ongoing battle.
Israel has determined to ship medical groups to Ukraine subsequent week to arrange a area hospital to offer therapy for refugees, its Well being Ministry introduced. Russia’s invasion has led to just about 1.3 million refugees escaping westward into the European Union. the top of the U.N. refugee company predicted that the variety of Ukrainian refugees fleeing the Russian invasion might rise to 1.5 million by the top of the weekend from a present 1.3 million.
Israel has denounced the Russian invasion and backed Ukraine, saying it’ll keep contact with Moscow within the hope of serving to to ease the disaster.
In the meantime, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the West on Saturday and mentioned that the Western sanctions had been akin to a declaration of battle. Moscow and Kyiv blamed one another over a failed ceasefire to allow civilians to evacuate two cities besieged by Russian forces.
(With company inputs)