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Palestian Authority FM: Abbas will make state visit to Russia later this month

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on February 12, 2018. (AFP Photo/Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentiev)
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow on February 12, 2018. (AFP Photo/Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentiev)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas will conduct a state visit to Russia on November 23, PA Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki tells official broadcaster Palestine TV.

Maliki adds that other Palestinian officials are expected to embark upon a blitz of international trips in the coming days.

Abbas recently concluded a visit to Italy, during which he met both his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella and Pope Francis.

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