Abbas urges pope, world leaders to intervene on Trump's embassy move plan

By REUTERS
December 5, 2017 19:38

Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas urges Pope Francis, along with Russian, French and Jordanian leaders to intervene on US President Trump's plan to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, an PA spokesperson announced.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, in a phone call, told Abbas that Russia supports the resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, including on the status of Jerusalem, according to the Kremlin.


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