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  6/26/2012, Tammuz 6, 5772

Putin to Abbas: No Problem Recognizing Your Country


Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority on Tuesday and stated that "we have no problem recognizing their country as independent," according to a translation from Yedioth Ahronoth news. Putin was quoted as adding that their position on the matter has not changed in the past 25 years and that he advocates a two-state solution through peaceful means.