Russian fighters scrambled 14 times in past week to intercept foreign aircraft — ministryMilitary & Defense June 23, 6:17
EU summit participants show unity on anti-Russian sanctions — MerkelWorld June 23, 4:11
Moldovan parliament refuses to hold no confidence vote in Foreign Minister Andrei GalburWorld June 23, 2:03
Google.ru’s temporary ban should serve as reminder to others — lawmakerBusiness & Economy June 23, 1:59
Russian lawmaker slams EU’s decision to extend sanctions on Moscow as absurdRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 23, 0:32
IOC spokesperson confirms Bach’s words about possible sanctions on RussiaSport June 22, 23:27
Germany-Chile Confederations Cup encounter in Kazan ends with 1-1 drawSport June 22, 23:12
Putin praises Moscow International Film FestivalSociety & Culture June 22, 21:49
Russian football team getting ready for game with MexicoSport June 22, 21:38
UNITED NATIONS, September 24. /TASS/. A meeting between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas could be useful only if both sides wish to reach an agreement on Palestino-Israeli settlement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.
Lavrov recalled that Paris hosted on June 3 an international conference on Palestino-Israeli settlement.
"For good reason I was unable to attend it, it was attended by my deputy [special representative of the Russian president on the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov]," he said.
"He listened to statements of French organizers, the vision of the conflict. We support any measures that make us closer to restoration of the Palestino-Israeli talks," Lavrov said.
Earlier, the Israeli cabinet said Netanyahu is considering Russian President Vladimir Putin’s proposal to hold a meeting with Abbas in Moscow.