Vladimir Putin arrived in Israel

Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in tel Aviv on a visit, which is timed to the 75th anniversary of the red army’s liberation of Auschwitz and the Day of memory of victims of the Holocaust.

the Russian leader’s Plane landed at the airport Ben-Gurion. At the gangway the head of state met the foreign Minister of Israel Yisrael Katz, reports TASS.

“I want to thank you for what the Red army liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp (Auschwitz) and helped the victory over Nazi Germany” — he turned to Vladimir Putin. The Minister told me that his mother was also one of the prisoners of the concentration camp.

it is Planned that the Russian leader will speak at the world forum “let’s Save the memory of the Holocaust, fighting anti-Semitism,” and will also participate in the opening ceremony of the stele “Candle of memory” and in the ceremony of transfer of the order of Courage to the relatives of the hero of the uprising of the prisoners of the death camp of Sobibor, Leon Feldhendler. Also Vladimir Putin will hold meetings with the President and the Prime Minister of Israel and visit Bethlehem, where he will meet with the head of Palestine.