Israel Concerned Russia Will Recognize Palestinian State
Israeli officials fear that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will announce on Tuesday during a visit to Jericho
that Russia recognizes a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders.
One ministry official said that Russian recognition of a Palestinian state
would be a severe blow to Israel that would cause a domino effect of other states following Russia’s lead,
A number of South American countries recently recognized a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders.