Netanyahu: Putin said that if I were not PM, Israel and Russia would be at war

In interview ahead of Likud primary, PM refuses to answer questions on whether he will seek immunity from prosecution or what he’ll do if High Court rules he can’t form government
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During Wednesday’s Army Radio interview, Netanyahu branded as “absurd” the Russian court ruling to jail Israeli-American Naama Issachar for seven and a half years for carrying several grams of cannabis while in transit at Moscow’s airport. The premier expressed hope that Putin would pardon her.