Putin Backs Palestinians Over Al-Aqsa Escalation in Phone Call With President Abbas

President Abbas and President Putin in a prior meeting

Source: Haaretz

Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned Israel’s escalation at Al-Aqsa Mosque in a phone call with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday, after Israel’s vote to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council strained ties between the two countries. 

The two leaders also discussed negotiations between Russia and Ukraine, the Kremlin said, as well as “the problems of the Middle East settlement in the context of escalating tensions in the West Bank and East Jerusalem.”

In the call, President Putin assured his counterpart that Russia will back the Palestinians on the international stage and condemned Israeli forces’ recent confrontation with Palestinian worshipers.

Sources in Ramallah told Haaretz that the Palestinian Authority is disappointed with the U.S. and European Union’s response to clashes last Friday in which at least 152 Palestinians were injured by Israeli riot police inside the Al-Aqsa mosque compound

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