Palestinian President expressed readiness to resume peace talks with Israel
On July 8, local time, President of Palestine Abbas said during a telephone conversation with Russian President Putin that the United States, Under the auspices of the”quartet” including the European Union, the United Nations and Russia, Palestine is ready to return to the negotiating table with Israel.
△Palestinian President Abbas (left) and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu (Source:Israeli Government Media Office)
On the same day, the official Palestinian news agency (Wafa) issued a statement:Abbas is working with Putin The telephone conversation stated that Palestine hopes that the proposed negotiations will be based on”international legitimacy” and will be conducted with the participation of other countries. Wafa’s statement said that Abbas briefed Putin on the latest political developments in the Palestinian-Israeli region, especially regarding Israel’s annexation plan. Abbas expressed appreciation for Russia’s refusal to “Israel’s plan to apply its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank by force and support for Palestinian independence and freedom”.
According to reports, President Putin expressed Russia’s support for the”Palestinian-Israeli solution” and emphasized the importance of restoring the Palestinian-Israeli peace process on the basis of international resolutions. (Reporter Tang Xiangwei from the main station)
Source:CCTV News Client