February 1, 2017 - 13:40 AMT
Invite to Israeli, Palestinian leaders to meet in Moscow still open: Russia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday, February 1 that an invitation to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to meet in Moscow was still in force, Reuters reports.

Lavrov said at a conference in Abu Dhabi that Russia was grateful that the two sides had in principle accepted the invitation.

No date has been given for the meeting, which Russia's Foreign Ministry first announced in September.