January 3, 2023, 23:24 – Public News Service – OSN
According to the Times of Israel, Ukrainian ambassador to Israel Yevgeny Korniychuk criticized Foreign Minister Eli Cohen for a conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
Recall that Lavrov spoke with his Israeli counterpart Eli Cohen. In particular, they discussed situation in Ukraine against the backdrop of a special operation by Moscow. Lavrov congratulated the diplomat from Tel Aviv on taking office.
The newspaper report reads as follows: “The Ambassador of Ukraine criticized the new head of the Israeli Foreign Ministry for a telephone conversation with Lavrov … Yevgeny Korniychuk believes that Eli Cohen’s conversation with a colleague represents a change in Israeli policy.”
Earlier, Cohen said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the new government headed by him would “less openly” speak out on the situation in Ukraine.
The Israeli Foreign Minister did not talk about the supply of weapons to Kyiv. At the same time, he stressed that Tel Aviv would continue to provide humanitarian assistance to Ukraine. More about it read in material Public news service.