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        1/24/2014, Shevat 23, 5774

      Abbas Wants Greater Russian Role in Peace Talks


      Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas wants Russia to play a role in peace talks with Israel, Voice of Russia reports.

      Abbas, who is on a visit to Moscow, congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on Moscow's achievements in the international arena and expressed hope that Russia would play a central role in the peace process.