Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas told Russian President Vladimir Putin in a telephone conversation on Wednesday that Palestinians were ready to hold peace talks with Israel with the help of other countries. More.

Mahmoud Abbas made the remarks as Israel pushed ahead with plans to annex the West Bank, with the approval of the US administration but much opposition in the international community.

According to Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian state is ready to engage in talks based on international law under the auspices of the four international bloc, along with other countries. Translated by: Pang Kong