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Putin stresses two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that his country adheres to the "two-state solution" regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

The current conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians must be resolved in accordance with previously adopted resolutions at the UN Security Council, Xinhua news agency quoted Putin as saying during a meeting with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Sochi.

The problem must be solved on an equitable basis that takes into account the interests of all people living in the region, Putin stressed.

"We, of course, will work in this direction, no matter how difficult it is," he said.