Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
Prominent Russian adventurer Konyukhov to take samples from Mariana Trench floorSociety & Culture January 20, 19:15
Gazprom CEO says North Stream-2 pipeline proves relevanceBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:10
More survivors found in avalanche-hit Italian hotel — mediaWorld January 20, 18:48
Donald Trump takes office as 45th US PresidentWorld January 20, 18:21
MOSCOW, February 4 (Itar-Tass) – The Palestinian Authority has named the State of Palestine, the Palestinian Embassy in Russia reported on Monday.
The post of the Palestinian Authority chairman has been also renamed. Now there is the position of “President of the State of Palestine”, the embassy said.
“These changes are related to Palestine’s upgraded status. It was given the observer status in the U.N. [under U.N. General Assembly Resolution 1317 of November 29, 2012],” the embassy said.
Corresponding decrees have been signed by Mahmoud Abbas.