Israel PM meets with Putin, returns with freed tourist

ARON HELLER Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a quick stopover in Moscow on Thursday to brief Russian President Vladimir Putin on the new U.S. proposal for the Middle East and to bring home an Israeli woman who had been jailed on drug charges. Netanyahu told Putin that the visit reflected the ever-warming ties between the countries, and that he was eager to hear Putin's insights on President Donald Trump's long-awaited blueprint to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it appeared the main goal was to shuttle Naama Issachar back to Israel. The 26-year-old backpacker was arrested in April at a Moscow airport, where she was transferring en route from India to Israel with what Russian authorities said was more than nine grams of hashi
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