Statement by PM Netanyahu after meeting with Russian President Putin

"We agree that Iran's continued pursuit of nuclear weapons is a grave threat first and foremost to Israel, but also to the region and to the world"

 

Among the issues to be discussed: Cooperation in the field of natural gas and additional steps to increase competition and energy security in both countries

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Foreign Minister Liberman appeared as a keynote speaker at Austria's largest business and convention forum - com.sult 2012.

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FM Libermann attends news conference during Vienna Congress (Photo: Reuters)

On Monday, 23 January 2012, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Avigdor Liberman met in Vienna with OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier to discuss Israel's role as an OSCE partner state and concrete areas for cooperation. Zannier said that Israel could contribute expertise in the fight against terrorism and smuggling to effectively combat these transnational threats, of which the OSCE is very aware.

On Tuesday, 24 January, Foreign Minister Liberman appeared as a keynote speaker at Austria's largest business and convention forum - com.sult 2012 - which focused on "Challenges of Leadership in Europe," presenting the case of Israel as one of the countries bordering on Europe which has adopted an economically successful and independent path.
At his meeting with Minister Niebel, Ayalon proposed broadening MASHAV cooperation and examining the possibility of setting up a joint center for sustainable development and responses to climate change.

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Photo: MFA

"Sharp sanctions must be enacted against the Iranian central bank and against oil exports."

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PM Netanyahu with Dutch Deputy PM Maxime Verhagen (Photo: GPO)