State of Palestine: Medvedev received by Abbas ahead of Jericho meeting

Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev was received by the President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, ahead of meeting between the world leaders in Jericho on Friday. The pair is expected to sign a number of bilateral agreements following their meeting.
The two leaders discussed ways to strengthen trade and economic relations between the countries, and are expected to consider mutual investments, as well as cooperation in industry, agriculture, commerce and culture.
On Thursday Medvedev visited Israel where he held talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the country’s President Reuven Rivlin.