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President Vladimir Putin met with Palestinian National Authority leader Yasser Arafat

August 11, 2000, The Kremlin, Moscow

They discussed Middle Eastern settlement as a whole and the Palestine-Israeli dialogue.

Mr Arafat asked the President to step up Russian efforts for Middle Eastern settlement.

Mr Putin stressed that Russia had always respected the lawful rights of the Palestinian nation and was ready to further contribute to settling the current situation as a co-sponsor of Middle Eastern settlement.

August 11, 2000, The Kremlin, Moscow