Israelis and Palestinians agree to meet in principle Moscow

The Russian Foreign Ministry says Israeli leaders and Palestinians have agreed, in principle, to meet in Moscow, according to a report by the Russian news agency, Interfax on Thursday. No date was given by the agency for the possible meeting. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter  Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (Archive photo: Reuters) The report comes just three days after rumors were circulated by the agency that Abbas had agreed to meet with Netanyahu in Russia for direct talks. The initial report on Monday came just hours after Netanyahus office said the prime minister was considering an offer by Russian President Vladimir Putin to host the talks between the Israeli leader and Abbas. The last round of direct negotiations between Netanyahu and Abbas took place in 2014 but broke down over a string of disagreements. Since then, Netanyahu has repeatedly stated in public that he is willing to meet with Abbas any time, any place.


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