Israel PM says big gaps remain in bid to end Ukraine-Russia conflict

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JERUSALEM, March 21 (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, who has been trying to mediate an end to the Ukraine-Russia conflict, said on Monday that despite some progress big gaps remained between the sides.

"There's still a long way to go, because ... there are several issues in dispute, some of them fundamental," he said in a speech, according to a transcript provided by his office.

Bennett added that Israel, "together with other friends in the world, will continue trying to to bridge the gap and bring an end to the war".

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