Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine Nayef Hawatmeh
On March 13, Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov received Secretary General of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine Nayef Hawatmeh, who arrived in Moscow on a visit.
The meeting, which was also attended by Ambassador of the State of Palestine to Russia Abdez Nofal and veteran Middle East experts, former ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary Andrey Vdovin and Vasily Kolotusha, presented an opportunity for an in-depth discussion on the future of the Palestine-Israel settlement and of the need to overcome as soon as possible the domestic Palestinian rift based on the PLO political platform and the Arab Peace Initiative.
The officials also had a comprehensive discussion of other urgent matters concerning Middle Eastern affairs with an emphasis on the developments in Iraq and Syria.
After the meeting, the participants confirmed mutual willingness to further strengthen the traditionally friendly Russia-Palestine relations.