Netanyahu to embark on a six-day visit to India


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday said that the leaking of controversial recordings of his son's jibing remarks, reportedly made outside a Tel Aviv strip club in 2015, "crosses all red lines", prompting his ministers to draw up legislation that would prevent future leaks.

Mr Netanyahu, along with 130 businessmen, will visit India for six days starting from January 14.

The meeting was well attended by Maulana Mahmood Madani, Sirajuddin Quraishi, President India Islamic Culture Centre, John Dayal, Secretary General All India Christian Council, Harcharan Singh Josh, Ashok Bharati Dalit leader, Naveed Hamed, President All India Muslim Majlis Mushavirat and Maulana Niyaz Farooqui member Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind.

In the later part of 2017, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Ahmedabad and held roadshows with Modi while the two leaders inaugurated the bullet train project.

Israel is looking at enhancing trade ties with India in a major way.

The bilateral trades between the two countries is 5 billion United States dollar.

Benjamin Netanyahu will deliver the keynote address at the Raisina Dialogue organised by the Observer Research Foundation on January 16, and then travel to Ahmedabad with Modi.

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"These issues have set mechanism".

Asked whether purchase of Spike anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs) from Israel through the government-to-government (G-to-G) route will be discussed during Netanyahu's visit, Bhaskar refused to give a direct reply. India has a long and wide ranging defence cooperation with Israel.

"My father secured 20 billion dollars for your father, and you're arguing with me about 400 shekels?"

Netanyahu finally held up his drawing, Suchard looked and said, "I was completely wrong".

Netanyahu's trip "is the grand finale to the celebrations of 25 years of (the) growing partnership between India and Israel". They will also visit the iCreate innovation campus and centre.

He said the visit will focus on the progress made between India and Israel since Modi's visit to Israel last summer, and on shaping the next 25 years of relations between the two countries.

The Mumbai leg includes Netanyahu's film industry outreach - Shalom Bollywood, an interaction with the Jewish community and a meeting with business heads.