Media: Roman Abramovich went to Israel for citizenship

Media: Roman Abramovich went to Israel for citizenship

TEL AVIV, may 24. /TASS/. Russian businessman Roman Abramovich on Thursday will arrive in Israel, where you can begin the process of obtaining Israeli citizenship. With this statement made by the Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom (“Israel today”).

According to the newspaper, Abramovich has decided to take this step after difficulties with UK visa. The owner of the British club Chelsea, like the newspaper, currently is building a large mansion in the prestigious tourist area of tel Aviv, Neve Tzedek.

The Israeli newspaper Globes in April 2015, it was reported that Abramovich bought for $25 million hotel “Varsano” in Neve Tsedeke, which was the first property bought by them on the territory of the Jewish state. According to the newspaper, the Russian billionaire bought the adjacent to the hotel a total area of 1.5 thousand sq. m.

In the same period, indicates Globes, Abramovich bought four Israeli startups. One of these companies, according to the newspaper, busy developing charging in record time battery for smartphones.

The Israeli Ministry of integration and absorption has no information about the arrival on Thursday in the Jewish state Russian businessman Roman Abramovich, with the purpose of the procedure for obtaining Israeli citizenship. About this TASS said Thursday in a press-service of the Ministry.

“This information is untrue. According to the Ministry of integration and absorption of Roman Abramovich is not among new immigrants arriving on a Thursday in Israel,” — said the Agency interlocutor. “Today is definitely not about plans [Abramovich] we don’t know”, she added.

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