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No word on whether conversation touched on Israeli jailed in Russia for drug offenses, whom officials believe is being held as leverage in order to free an imprisoned Russian
Israel said to have rejected Moscow proposal for prisoner swap under which Naama Issachar would have been released in exchange for an alleged hacker facing extradition to US.
Family members had said Yulia Yuzik was accused of espionage, but Tehran later said she was detained over an issue with her visa.
Netanyahu made the comments at a holiday toast with workers in his office, during which he relayed that he just had a telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The only foreign delegation officially invited was from Ukraine.
Israeli air strikes on the territory of Syria might lead to a further destablisation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a newspaper interview.
Foreign Ministry provides safety tips to those who plan on being in Uman for Rosh Hashanah.
Israeli sources called Netanyahu's quick Russian visit – to try and convince Putin to ignore Israel's attacks in Syria – ''a failure.''
Netanyahu traveled to the Black Sea resort to meet the Russian leader – just five days before the election – in a move widely seen as an effort to woo elder Russian-speaking immigrants.
Netanyahu last met Putin in April, five days before the previous election, when he thanked the Russian president for assistance in returning the remains of IDF Sgt. Zachary Baumel to Israel.
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