Russia on Tuesday offered strong criticism of the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan proposed by President Donald Trump’s administration, saying it would destroy all progress made so far in negotiations between both sides.
“For more than 2 years US colleagues have been promising to offer a ‘deal of the century,’” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told visiting Palestinian officials, according to a translation by the Russian embassy in Israel published in a series of tweets. “However, the available information makes it possible to evaluate this future ‘deal’ as destroying everything that has been done so far.”
Lavrov said Tuesday Moscow was “unhappy” with the current climate in the region, and views US involvement as “worrying.”
“We see the greatest danger in the US position aimed at promoting unilateral approaches, breaking the key international legal basis for resolving the Palestinian problem,” he said in Moscow.
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