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Russian PM to discuss Israel-PA peace

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is scheduled to visit Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) on November 9 with the aim of advancing the peace negotiations between the sides, i24news reported Sunday, citing a report on the PA’s official television station.

Medvedev will reportedly meet with both Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas.

Russia had reportedly announced that Medvedev would arrive in Israel for a two-day visit, slated for November 10-11, and said “a number of bilateral intergovernmental and interagency agreements and documents are due to be signed after the talks.”

“During his visit to Israel on November 10 the Russian premier will hold talks with Prime Minister [Binyamin] Netanyahu and meet with Israel’s President, Reuven Rivlin,” Russia’s official TASSnews agency reported Friday, according to i24news. READ MORE