Abbas to meet Putin in Moscow on Monday

April 10, 2015 03:04

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow next week, AFP reported on Thursday, citing Russian authorities.

"The two leaders will hold talks concerning key aspects of Russian-Palestinian relations and their future, with particular attention on the trade, economy and humanitarian sectors," the Kremlin said in a statement.

They will also discuss the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians as well as other issues relating to the Middle East, according to the statement.

Palestinian ambassador to Russia Fayed Mustafa said Abbas would sign a number of intergovernmental accords during his stay in Moscow, for which he leaves on Monday.

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