Deputy foreign Minister discussed with the delegation of Fatah Palestinian-Israeli settlement

MOSCOW, 13 Dec — RIA Novosti. Russian Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with a delegation of the leadership of the Palestinian Fatah movement, represented by the Executive Secretary of the Central Committee of Zimrilim Rajoub and member of the Central Committee of Hussein Sheikh, the issues of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process and the promotion of the political process.

“During the conversation a detailed exchange of views on issues of the Palestinian-Israeli settlement and the situation in the Palestinian territories with a focus on the task of overcoming the split in Palestine, given what happened on this track lately noticeable positive changes”, — stated in the message of the Russian foreign Ministry on the outcome of the Monday meeting.

The Ministry noted that the Russian side had “confirmed the principled line in favour of the implementation of all intra-Palestinian agreements with the aim of achieving genuine unity on the political platform of the Palestine liberation Organization and a significant improvement in the humanitarian situation in the Gaza strip”.

“This development is intended to contribute to the output of the middle East peace process from its current impasse and establish a constructive Palestinian-Israeli negotiations on the well-known international legal basis,” — said the Minister.