Palestine ready to negotiate with Israel if its government refuses unilateral annexation of Palestinian land, the Agency WAFA.
"The state of Palestine is prepared after the termination of the annexation to negotiate on the basis of international legitimacy, under the auspices of the middle East Quartet (Russia, UN, USA, EU) or other countries," said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg.
The positions of Russia and Jordan on the middle East peace process (STB) coincide, working together to find a solution to the Palestinian problem, which would satisfy all parties involved, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Russian Ambassador in Amman Gleb Desyatnikov.
"Indeed, the approaches of our friendly countries to BWI traditionally close and I would even say the same. This largely determines the similarity of the manner in which the two States operate in order to facilitate the achievement of a lasting and just peace in the middle East, without which it is impossible and the resolution of other regional problems," said Desyatnikov.
UN special coordinator for the middle East peace process Nikolay Mladenov urged the middle East Quartet (Russia, US, UN, EU), Israel, Palestine, Arab countries urgently to re-engage in resolving the Palestinian-Israeli issue.
"I reiterate the Secretary-General (UN – amended) to the members of the middle East Quartet, the Arab countries, the leadership of Israel and Palestine to urgently re-engage. We need to restart diplomacy," said Mladenov.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a telephone conversation with President of France Emmanuel Makron and noted that "peace plan" US President Donald trump contains new ideas, allowing to achieve real progress.
"The Prime Minister said that Israel acts on the basis of international law. He stressed that previous attempts for 53 years led to the failures, and their repetition will lead to failure" - leads the press service quoted Netanyahu.
The President of France Emmanuel macron in a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday urged to refrain from taking any action for annexation of the Palestinian territories, said on Friday the elysée Palace.
Macron also recalled the unwavering commitment of France to the security of Israel and its determination to reduce tensions in the middle East. "He expressed his attachment to the friendship and trust that bind France and Israel", - said in a communiqué.
The possible annexation by Israel of Palestinian territories on the West Bank of the Jordan river will negatively affect its relations with the European Union, warned EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell.
"As a person, personally associated with the region, I have emphasized in private conversations with Israeli leaders and publicly that the annexation will jeopardize the good cooperation with Israel. We exactly do not want," wrote Borrell in his blog on the page of the foreign service of the EU. According to him, now on the contrary there is a possibility for closer cooperation between the EU and Israel in the interests of achieving stability in the middle East. "But we cannot and will not accept changes to the borders that existed before 1967, unless it is agreed by both parties to the conflict," said Borrell.
The head of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas in conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed the readiness of the Palestinian authority to return to negotiations with Israel under the auspices of the Quartet of international mediators, said the Palestinian WAFA news Agency.
Earlier, the press service of the Kremlin said that the Russian leader confirmed the support for a just solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. The conversation was initiated by the Palestinian side.
Russian Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov had a telephone conversation with a member of the Central Committee of Fatah, Azzam Ahmed, the prospects for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement and coordinated efforts to restore Palestinian national unity, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
As reported in the foreign Ministry, the telephone conversation took place on 7 July at the initiative of the Palestinian side.
Palestinian authority was prolonged for a month the regime of emergency imposed because of the coronavirus, according to the WAFA news Agency.
"Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas adopted a decree extending the state of emergency in Palestine for thirty days, starting Sunday, may 5, to combat the spread of coronavirus," - said the Agency.
Proposed by the President of the United States Donald trump's "deal of the century" in the Palestinian-Israeli settlement is the only basis for negotiations between Israel and Palestine, to solve we need a compromise, said the charge d'affaires of Israel Yakov Livne.
Trump on 28 January presented a plan of peaceful settlement known as "the deal of the century". The plan of the White house to recognize Jerusalem as the unified and indivisible capital of Israel, makes Israel the opportunity to Annex Palestinian territory in the West Bank of the Jordan river and to extend its sovereignty over the Jordan valley, and also offers the creation of a demilitarized Palestinian state without control over its borders and airspace. As the future capital of Palestine, the plan provides the village of Abu Dis in the Eastern suburbs of Jerusalem.
Special representative of Russian President for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov received the Ambassador of the state of Palestine in Moscow Abdelhafiz of Novalia, said the foreign Ministry.
"They discussed the situation in the middle East with a focus on the prospects for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement and the restoration of inter-Palestinian unity, as well as a number of practical issues in Russian-Palestinian cooperation, including in the light of combating the spread of coronavirus infection", - said the foreign Ministry.
Switzerland is concerned about the danger of destabilization of the region after the annexation by Israel of the Palestinian territories, it will not be recognized and is ready to mediate in the negotiations of the two States, said in a statement published on the government website on Thursday.
As noted in the statement, Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga held June 29, a telephone conversation with President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas and July 2 - with the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin.
Hamas would consider the Israeli annexation a Declaration of war against the Palestinians, a spokesman for the paramilitary wing of Hamas, Abu Obeida.
"The Islamic resistance movement (Hamas) considers the decision to Annex the West Bank and the Jordan valley as a Declaration of war to our people, and we will make the enemy repent for this decision," said Abu Obeida the TV channel "al-Aqsa".
The number of cases of infection with coronavirus in Palestine reached 1110, said the Minister of health May El-Kela.
"Eighty-two new cases of infection with coronavirus identified in the vicinity of city Hebron, in Nablus and Ramallah in the West Bank. The total number is 1110," said El-Kela.
Palestine hoped that the result of the discussion in the UN security Council on 24 June issues around the plans of Israel to Annex the Jordan valley will be the concrete actions of those countries that do not support the position of Israel, said Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Abdelhafiz Nofal.
"June 24 will be a meeting of the Security Council for discussion of these topics. We hope that States who oppose the "deal of the century" and was against the annexation will proceed to implement their requirements to maintain at least a minimum for a peaceful settlement," the Ambassador said at a press conference in MIA "Russia today".
The famous oak of Mamre in Hebron, where, according to the Bible, was first revealed to the trio, can take away from the Russian Orthodox Church. The Supreme court of Palestine cancelled the decree on the transfer of territory from the Shrine of the Moscow Patriarchate, referring to the ancient Islamic laws. In the ROC insist that this land belongs to her since the XIX century. The story unfolds on the background of aggravation of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, which participants bring to the region "utter chaos." About the past, present and future of the Russian shrines of Hebron — in the material RIA Novosti.
The area the locals call al-Maskubiya, that is Moscow. Every year it attracts hundreds of Russian pilgrims to pray at the Russian Holy Trinity monastery and to see that oak. Christians believe that at the foot of the prophet Abraham in the guise of three angels appeared in three persons (hypostases) of the Godhead.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and the EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell during a telephone conversation called for direct dialogue between Palestinians and Israelis.
"Discussed the situation in the middle East settlement, rather the impasse in which efforts to achieve this settlement are now, and stressed the importance of increased consolidated efforts of the international community with the aim to try to resume as soon as possible direct talks between the Palestinians and Israelis under the auspices of the UN to resolve all final status issues and reach a comprehensive peace agreement," - said Lavrov at press conference following talks with Borrell.
Israel begins the "practical steps" to establish a settlement of "Ramat trump" in the Golan heights, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
In June last year, Netanyahu took the decision to build in the Golan heights village and name it "Ramat trump" ("trump Height") in honor of the President of the United States. The Israelis therefore want to thank Donald trump for the recognition of the territory of the Jewish state despite claims to it by Syria.
Israel plans to extend its sovereignty over a third of Judea and Samaria (the occupied West Bank of the Jordan river) within the next month or two, said in an interview with RIA Novosti, the Minister of water resources and of higher education of Israel Zeev Elkin.
"In principle, Yes, we are in the framework of the plan proposed by the us administration, the planned distribution of Israeli sovereignty on 30% of the territory of Judea and Samaria (the West Bank of the Jordan river - ed.) and settlements populated by Israelis," said Israeli Minister of the ruling party "Likud".
Israeli sovereignty will be extended to all Jewish settlements on the West Bank of the Jordan river, which will ensure the security of the state, announced Minister of higher education and water resources of Israel ze'ev Elkin, in an interview with RIA Novosti.
Israel plans to extend its sovereignty over the territories of the West Bank of the Jordan river within the next month or two as part of the deal of the century, U.S. President Donald trump. Currently, Israel together with the United States develops map of future annexation.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia Prince Faisal bin Farhan al Saud has demanded from the Islamic world to take a unified stance against plans by Israel to Annex Palestinian territory in the West Bank.
Saudi Arabia initiated on Wednesday an emergency meeting of foreign Ministers of member countries of the organization of Islamic cooperation (OIC) in connection with Israel from July 1 to Annex part of the Palestinian territories on the West Bank of the Jordan river.
Russian Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with chargé d'affaires of Israel in Moscow Yakov Shower question of the Palestinian-Israeli settlement, said in a statement the Russian foreign Ministry.
"During the conversation they exchanged opinions on current middle East issues with an emphasis on the prospects for a Palestinian-Israeli settlement", - stated in the message.
In the UN in favor of holding the meeting of the middle East Quartet in the near future, said at a briefing the official representative of the UN Secretary General Stefan Dyuzharrik.
"We all would have benefited from meeting of the Quartet in the near future", - said Dyuzharrik.
The Palestinian authority refused to accept Israel's monthly tax deductions for the goods produced in the Palestinian territories, said in a press release representative of the government of Ibrahim Melhem.
"The Palestinian authority has refused to accept Israel's monthly tax payments collected by Israel for goods produced in the Palestinian territories in may," said Melhem.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has decided to extend the state of emergency imposed on the backdrop of the spread of coronavirus infection, another month, reported the Agency, WAFA.
"Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas signed a decree to extend the state of emergency for thirty days beginning June 4 to combat the spread of coronavirus," - said the Agency.