In that sense, the president noted that the upcoming 30th anniversary on the reestablishment of diplomatic relations between both countries, and recalled that the Soviet Union participated in the origins of the creation of that State.
He explained that another important reason of those ties is related to the fact that ‘probably the highest Russian diaspora lives in Israel.’ Putin underscored that Moscow treats with ‘special warm’ the veterans of the Great Homeland War (1941-1945) who live in that Middle East nation, according to a statement published in the official website of Kremlin.
On his speech, at the start of talks, Putin expressed that the development of commercial and economic links between Russia and Israel ‘are still modest in volume, even though they are successfully developing.’
The head of State mentioned that during the first seven months, the exchange between both countries grew by 50 percent despite limitations caused by Covid-19.
He highlighted the advance in cooperation is especially related to projects of cutting edge industries.
The president emphasized his interest in Israel’s new Government maintains the continuity of bilateral relations.