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Telephone conversation with President of Israel Isaac Herzog

August 9, 2022

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog, at the latter’s initiative.

The presidents discussed bilateral cooperation, including in humanitarian affairs in view of the extensive historical legacy of Russia-Israel relations. In this context, they spoke about the Red Army’s decisive contribution to the Victory over Nazism and saving the Jewish people from extermination during the Great Patriotic War, as well as about the positive role of Jews in Russia’s public and cultural life.

They covered the operation in Russia of the organisation representing the interests of the Jewish Agency for Israel and agreed that the contacts on this matter will continue between the respective agencies of the two countries.

The leaders confirmed the intention to develop the multi-dimensional cooperation between Russia and Israel.

August 9, 2022