Netanyahu to meet Putin, Hollande on sidelines of Paris conference
Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu departed on Monday for a one-day trip to Paris where he will attend the COP 21 climate conference and hold talks with a series of leaders. Besides giving a speech at the summit, which is being attended by about 150 leaders from around the world, he is expected to discuss joint counterterror efforts with the host of the conference, French President Francois Hollande, in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. In another high-profile meeting, Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin will discuss the war in Syria and other issues. The prime minister is also expected to meet with the prime ministers of India, Poland, Japan, Canada, Holland and Australia.