Russian President Putin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meeet in Moscow

Russian President Putin and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meeet in Moscow

Russian President Vladimir Putin (2nd R) and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (2nd L) meet at Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow on April 18, 2008. Abbas said on Friday he was optimistic about a Middle East peace summit proposed by Moscow. (UPI Photo/Sergey Ivanov)