“Netanyahu’s visit will be nothing more than tactical. Rather, the
Israeli prime minister will need to”compare notes” with Russia’s
leadership on the Iranian nuclear program,” Middle East Institute
Satanovsky told Trend News over
phone from Moscow.
During the three-day trip to Moscow, Netanyahu intends to make every
effort to enlist Russia’s support in the adoption of new sanctions
against Iran, the Israeli newspaper Jerusalem Post reported on Monday.
Netanyahu’s first official visit to Moscow, scheduled a week ago,
will be realized amid the West’s increasing signs of impatience on the
Iranian nuclear issue.
On Sunday U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates called for the
international community to exert pressure on Iran and compel it to
abandon its nuclear program. At the same time, President Mahmoud