Russia: We support Palestinian statehood - PM Medvedev

Russia supports the aspirations of the Palestinian people to strengthen the statehood of Palestine, Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev said during a meeting with President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas in Moscow, Monday. Medvedev also highlighted that Russia was ready to assist in implementing social and economic reforms in Palestine to strengthen the establishment of the state. During the meeting, the two politicians discussed economic cooperation between Russia and Palestine, as well as Israeli-Palestinian dialogue and the situation generally in the Arab world.