World Bulletin / News Desk
Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Wednesday reiterated support for a Palestinian state as he met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow.
He said: “You know our unchanging position for years relating to Palestine. We will continue to support Palestinians in their efforts to establish their own state.”
Medvedev said they would discuss regional problems and economic and trade relations. Abbas is also due to meet President Vladimir Putin.
Palestine declared independence in 1988 and became a non-member observer state at the United Nations in 2012. Israel refuses to recognize Palestine and continues to occupy parts of Gaza and the West Bank.
Theresa May attended first EU summit since she became UK prime minister
The protests were called to demonstrate against the government of President Joseph Kabila who many in Congo fear is manoeuvering to stay in office indefinitely beyond the end of his term in December.
"It is incomprehensible and unacceptable, it was a mistake," Renzi told Italian radio.
The hold up also threatens to torpedo next week's planned visit to Brussels by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sign the deal.
Greek govt says the Syrian nationals returned to Turkey had not requested asylum
Decision follows 2015 row over South African visit by Sudanese president sought by ICC on war crimes charges
As Iraqi forces close in on Mosul, militants use civilians as ‘human shields’, train children in suicide-bombing techniques
Trump cast the United States into uncharted political waters by suggesting he may not recognize the result of the November 8 presidential election and could launch a legal challenge if Hillary Clinton wins.
Northern Iraqi city sees car-bomb, suicide attacks by extrem group
The chief of NATO has said that Russia's only aircraft carrier may possibly be used in strikes in Aleppo
Atheel al-Nujaifi allowed Turkey to establish military presence in northern Iraq, judicial officials allege
No group claims responsibility for the deadly attacks
European Council summit in Brussels covering migration, relations with Russia, and situation in Syria
Armed militants have attacked government buildings in Kirkuk
Hundreds of police officers in France have continued their protests against violence against police