In A Message To The Arab Summit, Putin Confirms His Country's Interest In Developing Friendly Relations With Arab Countries
Baghdad / NINA / - Russian President Vladimir Putin affirmed Russia's interest in developing friendly relations with Arab countries, in order to effectively confront modern threats and challenges.
Putin said in a message to the participants in the Arab summit held today, Friday, in Jeddah, the text of which was published on the Kremlin website: “Russia traditionally attaches great importance to developing friendly relations and constructive partnership cooperation with the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, including within the framework of dialogue with the League of Arab States in order to effectively respond to the threats and challenges facing modern humanity.
He added: "We are determined to continue to support collective efforts for the peaceful resolution of acute regional issues, including the crises in Sudan, Yemen, Libya and Syria, with unwavering respect for the sovereignty of states and the existing provisions of international law."
He stressed: "Russia will continue to provide all possible assistance to settle the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the approaches stipulated in the relevant United Nations resolutions, as well as the Arab Peace Initiative, launched by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is hosting the current summit of the League of Arab States."
Putin added: "We believe that continuing to expand multifaceted cooperation between Russia and the Arab countries fully meets our common interests, and is in line with building a more just and democratic system of international relations based on the principles of multipolarity, true equality and respect for the legitimate interests of all."/ End