Sissi: Palestinian, Israeli talks can be hosted by Vladimir Putin

Monday, 22 August, 2016 - 13:45

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi said that Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed  willingness to host Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas for talks in Moscow, Egyptian media reported on Monday.

 "The Russian president has informed me that he has invited Palestinian President Abbas and Prime Minister Netanyahu for a meeting in Moscow," Sissi stated.

"Egypt supports these efforts and both sides are urged to participate and respond positively to the initiative for the sake of finding light at the end of the tunnel for Palestinians and establishing their state alongside Israel."