Comparing press releases - PM Netanyahu Speaks by Telephone with Russian
President Vladimir Putin
Dr. Aaron Lerner 8 July 2019
Consistent with previous telephone conversations between the two, the
Russian press release notes that PM Netanyahu initiated the call while the
Israeli press release doesn't mention this.
In this round, the Russian press release includes the remark that "they
emphasised the importance of further cooperation between military agencies"
while the Israeli press release limits the description of the conversation
to "The leaders discussed Iran, Syria and bilateral relations".
#1 Official Russian report:
Telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of the State
of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israeli side’s initiative.
July 8, 2019 12:45
Benjamin Netanyahu conveyed his condolences on the tragic death of Russian
sailors in the Barents Sea.
Current issues related to bilateral cooperation in trade, the economy and
humanitarian sphere were discussed.
Vladimir Putin invited the Israeli Prime Minister to visit Moscow next year
to take part in the celebrations marking the 75th anniversary of Victory in
the Great Patriotic War.
They also discussed matters related to Russian-Israeli cooperation in the
Syrian settlement process considering the results of the trilateral meeting
between the Russian, Israeli and US security council secretaries held on
June 25, 2019. In particular, they emphasised the importance of further
cooperation between military agencies.
The two leaders also agreed to continue personal contacts.
#2 Official Israeli report:
PM Netanyahu Speaks by Telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin
(Communicated by the Prime Minister's Media Adviser)
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, today (Monday, 8 July 2019), spoke by
telephone with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The leaders discussed Iran,
Syria and bilateral relations.
President Putin invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to Moscow for the 75th
anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany.
Prime Minister Netanyahu expressed condolences on the deaths of the crew
members who perished in the submarine disaster.