Vladimir Putin will visit Israel and Palestine

on Thursday, January 23, Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Jerusalem and Bethlehem, where he will participate in events to commemorate the day of remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust and will hold meetings with the leaders of Israel and Palestine.

the Press service of the Kremlin noted that the head of state will speak at the international forum, dedicated to 75-th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. In addition, on this day, in Jerusalem will open a monument in memory of the defenders and residents of besieged Leningrad.

then Vladimir Putin will discuss the situation in the middle East with the President and the Prime Minister of Israel, after which the President will travel to Bethlehem, where he will meet with the head of Palestine. In talks with Mahmoud Abbas, the focus will be bilateral relations, in particular, their development in humanitarian and economic spheres, transfers TV channel “Russia 24”.