Tatiana Moskalkova Hight Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with Naama Issachar held in jail in Russia
Tatiana Moskalkova Hight Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with Naama Issachar held in jail in Russia
Photo: Screenshot
Tatiana Moskalkova Hight Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with Naama Issachar held in jail in Russia

Naama Issachar from prison: 'I believe Putin who said everything would be fine'

In an interview conducted during the visit of Russias High Commissioner for Human Rights Naama expressed her optimism; The commissioner said Naama is in good spirits and looks well

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Published: 01.23.20 , 18:52
Naama Issachar tells a television crew that she was moved to see her mother with "all those important people " referring to her mother's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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  • "I am still here but I believe what he (Putin) said. He said everything will be fine." Naama said.

    Tatiana Moskalkova Hight Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with Naama Issachar held in jail in RussiaTatiana Moskalkova Hight Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with Naama Issachar held in jail in Russia
    Tatiana Moskalkova Hight Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia with Naama Issachar held in jail in Russia
    (Photo: Screenshot)
    Yaffa, Naama's mother who has been fighting for her daughter's release met with the Russian leader at the prime minister's residence, after which she said: he promised me he would return my child to me."
    ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו ורעייתו שרה עם נשיא רוסיה ולדימיר פוטין ויפה יששכר ראש הממשלה בנימין נתניהו ורעייתו שרה עם נשיא רוסיה ולדימיר פוטין ויפה יששכר
    Yaffa Issachar meets Russian President Vladimir Putin at the prime minister's residence
    (Photo: GPO)
    Putin said in remarks following his meeting with Issachar, "I have met Naama's mother. It's clear to me that she is from a very good, honorable family," said Putin. "I know the position of the prime minister who is asking me to make an appropriate decision. All this will certainly be taken into account when the final decision is made," Putin said." The mother is very worried, I can see that. I told her and I want to repeat it again: everything will be fine," he added.
    Channel 12 aired the clip they say was filmed Thursday from her prison cell during a visit by the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia.
    Tatiana Moskalkova in an interview with the same news outlet said that Naama appears fine and has no complaints about her treatment adding she was even receiving dental care.
    Naama and her three cellmates anxiously watched Putin's meeting with her mother, Yafa at the prime minister's residence. The girls were very excited about the personal closeness between the president and Naama's mother.
    נעמה יששכרנעמה יששכר
    Naama Issachar and cellmates with the Commissioner for Human Rights Tatiana Moskalkova
    Naama has everything she needs in her cell" Moskalkova said, "she is generally in a good mood and was inspired by what the president had said and optimistic about her return home soon."
    The high commissioner said her visit was unrelated to events in Jerusalem and was arranged in advance so that I could inspect the health and dietary conditions.
    Naama's Russian council Vadim Klyobgent also visited her in prison and told Channel 12 that Naama is optimistic and in good spirits."She is wise for her years" he said.
    The 26-year-old Naama Issachar was arrested in April while in transit in a Moscow airport, en route from India to Israel, and accused of carrying 9.5 grams of cannabis. Russian authorities charged her with drug smuggling. She was sentenced by a court in Moscow last October.

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