Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called an example of “fake news” reports local media about the failure of his recent visit to Russia and quoted as a refutation of the Kremlin’s press service.
Publication in the social network Facebook the head of the government illustrated by the editorial in one of Israel’s leading Newspapers. The one referring to the Russian Internet resource, claimed a week ago at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Netanyahu was supposedly “close to panic” , unsuccessfully urging Moscow of the danger of Iran’s expansion in Syria.
“One of the many examples of the spread of fake news. Yesterday on the front page of “Yediot Ahronot” published an article about the “failure” of my meeting with the President of Russia. The newspaper relied on a dubious source with a single purpose — to cast doubt on the success of important meetings that I held with President Putin” , — is told in the publications of the page Netanyahu in Facebook.
The Prime Minister quoted verbatim by the press Secretary of the Russian President, Dmitry Peskov, who said Wednesday that ” the nature of the conversation was quite different,” and a meeting with Sochi was a continuation of the ” traditional, very trusting and constructive dialogue between Russia and Israel.”
“The truth is the only way to defeat a lie. Share this post” urged Netanyahu.
The head of the Israeli government recently disintegrated relationship with the largest local media. Netanyahu publicly accusing them of conducting a massive campaign to discredit him with the aim of regime change in the country.