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,

including China.

A number of South American countries recently recognized a Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders.

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