Russia To Support Palestine’s UN Bid


Russia will support Palestine’s full UN membership bid. This was stated by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.

“Mahmoud Abbas has conveyed to us their intention to appeal to the Security Council for full membership. We understand that this will happen on September 23 “, – the diplomat said, speaking to reporters.

Answering the question whether the move would receive the support of Russia, Bogdanov responded: “Of course. Certainly”’, reports “Interfax”.


VOR, or the Voice of Russia, was the Russian government's international radio broadcasting service from 1993 until 2014, when it was reorganised as Radio Sputnik.

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