Well, wouldn’t this be an interesting meeting that may take place? According to reports coming out of Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he is considering a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas under the auspices of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Netanyahu was said to have made this announcement while in a meeting Monday morning with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov,

Putin’s special envoy for the Middle East, discussed the Putin proposal to host a face-to-face meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas in Moscow, according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. Netanyahu is reviewing the proposal and considering the timing of a possible meeting, according to the statement. He told Bogdanov that he is always ready to meet with Abbas directly and without preconditions. READ MORE