Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy, former Israeli prime minister says


A former Israeli leader involved in earlier talks aimed at preventing Russia's war with Ukraine, says he secured a promise, the Ukrainian president would not be killed. In an interview, former Israeli prime minister Naftali Bennett says Russian president Vladimir Putin promised him. He would not take out his Ukrainian counterpart, volodymyr zelensky. Bennett's words say he asked again. And Putin declared I won't kill zelensky. Bennett says he then notified the Ukrainian president who later went on national TV and said he wasn't afraid. Bennett, who served for just 6 months, became an unlikely intermediary in the first weeks of the war. He's one of few western leaders who got to meet with Putin in a hasty trip to Moscow. His comments shed light on the diplomatic efforts expended

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