In Moscow, Israel PM pushes Putin on Syria, Iran concerns

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during their meeting to discuss the government's involvment in Syria in Moscow on April 21, 2016Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Thursday over fears the Kremlin’s involvement in Syria and weapons deliveries to Iran could bolster the Jewish state’s fiercest opponents. “Israel has obvious and evident red lines connected to our security,” Netanyahu told Putin at the start of the meeting. “Firstly, we are doing everything that depends on us to stop the most hi-tech weaponry from Syria and Iran from falling into the hands of Hezbollah,” he said, referring to Lebanon’s powerful Shiite militia.

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