Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, sits between Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, second left, and Israeli President Shimon Peres during an inauguration ceremony of a memorial to... more 
Russian President Vladimir Putin, third left, sits between Israel's Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, second left, and Israeli President Shimon Peres during an inauguration ceremony of a memorial to Red Army veterans of World War II in Netanya, Israel, Monday June 25, 2012. The West's standoff with Iran over its nuclear program was expected to top the agenda on Monday as Russian President Vladimir Putin began a 24-hour visit to Israel. Sitting left is Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. (AP Photo/Jack Guez, Pool) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jack Guez, Pool
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 10:21 AM EDT