MOSCOW, February 12. /TASS./ Russian President Vladimir Putin held on Monday evening telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald trump.
“Only that I had a conversation on the phone with the President of the United States Mr. trump. Of course, we also talked about the Palestinian-Israeli settlement. I want to transfer from him to your address best wishes,” – said Putin at the beginning of negotiations in Moscow with the President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas.
Welcoming Abbas, Putin noted the depth and quality of Russian-Palestinian relations, proposing to discuss in the negotiations on the situation in the region and bilateral relations. According to the President of the Russian Federation, the situation in the region “is far from the one we’d all like to see.”
In talks hosted by the Palestinian foreign Minister, Riad Malki, and Minister of civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh, from the Russian side foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and presidential aide Yuri Ushakov.