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LAST_UPDATETue, 20 Feb 2018 8pm

Putin And Palestinian Leader Abbas To Discuss New Peace Talks Format: Ifax

Pic: ReutersPic: ReutersMOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas plan to discuss a possible new mediation mechanism to replace the Middle East Quartet, the Interfax news agency said on Wednesday, citing a Palestinian diplomat in Russia.

The discussion would take place when the two meet in the southern Russian city of Sochi on Feb. 12, Abdel Hafiz Nofal, a Palestinian envoy in Moscow, was cited as saying.

-Reuters