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Interview of the official representative the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia of A. V.Jakovenko " News " in connection with visit to Moscow General director the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel of A.Gil

- Our practical communications become more and more versatile, cover many spheres. Though it is necessary to recognise that the potential available here, first of all, its economic component, still far is not realised.

forthcoming contacts to the general director the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Israel Abijah Gil in Moscow are carried out in the tideway of dialogue development between the Ministries for Foreign Affairs of two countries. The Russian Federations by Igor Ivanov, consultations of deputy ministers Alexander Saltanovym and George Mamedov are planned its MTG with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

we with satisfaction ascertain that lately number what us are discussed, has extended, and discussions have got more interested and frank character. We have conversation on a complex razoruzhencheskih questions and strategic stability, regional subjects and other problems representing mutual interest.

an important place we take away also to an exchange of opinions on various aspects of bilateral cooperation between Russia and Israel. B4 us there is a problem of perfection contract - legal base of our relations, including in consular and humanitarian areas. Foreign policy departments of two countries could contribute in improvement of conditions 4 development of communications in trading, economic, investment spheres. Thus it is necessary to note, as W Russian, and from the Israeli party the spirit on the further escalating of mutually advantageous cooperation is shown.

what questions will be priority at negotiations?

- Certainly, in view of proceeding conflict round the Palestinian territories, in the CTR of our discussions W the Israeli partners there is a Near-Eastern problematics. In this plan we give great value of activity created in due time in frameworks mezhmidovskogo interactions Russian - the Israeli Working committee on the Near East which from the Israeli party is headed by Abijah Gil, and W Russian - deputy minister Alexander Saltanov supervising a Near-Eastern direction. In such format we plan to spend a subject exchange of opinions first of all for the purpose of search of ways of the prompt razblokirovanija it is Israeli - the Palestinian crisis and situation transfer in a peace political channel.

in Russia recognise that conditions normalisation it is possible only at preservation of prospect of political settlement. Therefore we consider necessary realisation of parallel advancement on three mainstreams: The decision of problems of security, including suppression of terrorist actions, efforts on renewal of political negotiations, improvement humanitarian and socially - an economic situation in the Palestinian territories.

such approach is divided by the majority of members of the international community that has found the reflexion in the documents accepted following the results of MTGs " the four " the international intermediaries in Madrid and Washington, the joint statement of presidents of Russia and the USA from May, 24th of this year, during a MTG at the highest levels Russia - EU in Moscow. We support idea of convocation under aegis " the four " the international forum which would contribute in an overcoming the crisis and movement renewal 2 the strong and fair world in the Near East. Are thus convinced that resolutions 242, 338 and 1397 UNSF, the Madrid principles, the Saudi peace initiative, available agreements and arrangements should make a basis of such world.

What relation of Russia to plans of reform PNA?

- We greet intention of a management of the Palestinian national administration to carry out reforming of the structures. Thus we consider logical that realisation of these transformations were entered in the general process of normalisation and contributed in conditions discharge. We recognise that the declared reforms will lead to strengthening of democratic bases of the Palestinian society, will raise efficiency of activity of institutes of the power, including possibilities of power structures in fight against terrorism. As a whole they should become a platform 4 building of the Palestinian statehood.