Russian compatriots in Israel celebrated the 25th anniversary of the restoration of Russian-Israeli relations

The Conference of Russian Compatriots of Israel, dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the restoration of diplomatic relations between Russia and Israel, took place on October 27 in Tel Aviv, in the "Gesher" theater.

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Посол России в Израиле Александр Шеин, директор Департамента по работе с соотечественниками Министерства иностранных дел России Олег Мальгинов, ветеран Великой Отечественной войны
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Председатель Координационного Совета организаций соотечественников Израиля Леонид Литинецкий дает интервью.
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Among the conference guests were Russian Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein, Director of the Department for Relations with Compatriots of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Oleg Malginov, Minister of Immigrant Absorption Sofa Landver, Knesset member Konstantin Razvozov, Rossotrudnichestvo representative in Israel Natalia Yakimchuk, Belarusian Ambassador Vladimir Skvortsov,  Uzbek Ambassador Oybek Eshnov, directors of compatriots organizations, veteran associations, representatives of municipalities, and journalists.

Russain Minester of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov emphasized in his address that over the past quarter of century by joining forces we managed to achieve significant progress in various fields and bring Russian-Israeli cooperation on the highest level of partnership”.

Russian Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein noted the huge contribution of the Russian compatriots to the development of the key sectors of the Israeli economy, culture, science and sports.

The Conference of Russian Compatriots of Israel, which brought together more than 700 participants from 37 cities in Israel, became one of the most significant events of celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Russian-Israeli relations.