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Israeli officials have been forced to admit that Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, made a secret trip to Moscow this week.
The revelation, which comes after denials of Israeli and Russian press reports, reinforces speculation that the Israelis played a role in stopping an alleged shipment of Russian arms to Iran.
Israeli security officials have been reluctant to speak about the incident, although several admitted to The Times that the full story had yet to be told.
“What exactly happened on that ship is still unknown, and everyone, from Moscow to Jerusalem is working hard to keep it a secret," said one diplomatic official in Israel.
Israel was linked to the interception of the missing cargo ship Arctic Sea last month, a senior figure close to Israeli intelligence has told the BBC.
Russian report: Netanyahu may be planning attack
PM's rushed visit to Moscow under cloud of secrecy occupies Russian media. Kommersant paper quotes 'informed Israeli' source as saying 'It can't be ruled out that Israel may be ready to move on to decisive actions with regards to Iran, and Netanyahu decided to inform Kremlin of this'