Russian President Vladimir Putin [Unlink]
, yesterday, a Middle East tour, to Tel Aviv, as an expression of Russia to regain a role of influence of regional and international levels, and converts it to a basic part in addressing the problems and challenges facing the Middle East Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called during a joint press conference with Russian President, in the wake of a session that lasted more than an hour and was attended by Defense Minister Ehud Barak [Unlink]
and National Security Adviser, Major General reservist Jacob Amidror, the international community in general, and the Russian side in particular, to stress sanctions on Iran, raising the level of demands, including through the implementation of the Israeli offer to halt uranium enrichment, and directed what has been refined from Iranian territory and dismantle the facility «Fordo» near the city of Qom. Putin was keen to talk about the «terrible suffering endured by the Syrian people», calling to pay everything possible in this «days of storm," to the direction of peace, security and stability in our region». Netanyahu confirmed that the relations between Russia and Israel have been focused in a manner substantially since Putin's last visit to Israel in 2005, believing that what connects them «not only of interest», but also the existence of «more than a million Israelis who speak Russian».