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NOVO-OGARYOVO, January 23. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia-Palestine humanitarian, trade and economic ties were expanding, said a document prepared for a meeting on Thursday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.
It said Moscow was considering “purchase of major batches of fruit and vegetables as well as the construction in the Palestinian National Authority of a canned food plant worth two million dollars”.
The flow of Russian tourists to Palestine, mainly to Bethlehem and Jericho, keeps growing, demonstrating an 18% year-on-year growth in 2012 when 450,000 people visited the country. More than 500 Palestinian students study in Russia at the moment, with 115 of them getting state scholarships.