Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and His Israeli Counterpart Lapid Hold Joint Press Conference
11:02 GMT 09.09.2021 (Updated: 10:38 GMT 25.08.2022)
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It was reported last month that Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett was planning to visit Russia in October.
Sputnik is live from Moscow, where Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov is holding a press conference with his Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid, following bilateral talks on 9 September.
The top diplomats are expected to address bilateral relations, the situation in Syria, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, among other issues.
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