Palestinian and Russian presidents talk about their relationships and shared concerns

According to media reports, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke over the phone about recent events in their respective countries and methods to strengthen bilateral cooperation.

According to the story Saturday, Putin called Abbas and the Palestinian people to wish them a happy Eid al-Adha.

Putin reaffirmed Russia’s unwavering support for the Palestinian people in achieving their aspirations for freedom and independence by establishing an independent state with East Jerusalem as its capital after being briefed on the most recent developments in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, according to a report from the Xinhua news agency.

For his part, Abbas wished Russia continued success and prosperity and stated his desire to bring stability back to the nation.