The Ministry of foreign Affairs commented on the US position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in photobacteria of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe Ministry of foreign Affairs commented on the US position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

US trying not to hear the appeals of Russia appeals Russia to work together on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with a view to its settlement, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

«The American colleagues so through increasing pressure, sometimes even using pressure against one of the parties to the middle East conflict — see the path to the conclusion of the fair, from their point of view, peace in the middle East. Questionable installation, in our opinion. While Washington is silent about his vision of the recovery options of the peace process. All that being replicated in the public space, unfortunately, the stuffing information. Another qualification is not amenable», Zakharova said at the briefing.

«All the time we talk about the so-called «deal of the century». It is designed to put an end to long-standing conflict, to satisfy all stakeholders. Unfortunately, there is no specifics. To our calls for collective work on the middle East, whether on the site of the UN security Council or within the middle East Quartet of mediators. We get the feeling that all these appeals in the United States of America try to just not hear», — said Zakharov.

The official U.S. state Department spokesman Heather Nauert said earlier that the United States will no longer contribute to the middle East the UN Agency for assistance to Palestinian refugees and works (UNRWA). Nauert criticized the organization of work of the organization and how the Agency was ordered allocations. She noted that the United States will intensify the discussion of the question of assistance to refugees with the UN, the authorities of the countries hosting them, as well as with interested international players. The proportion of American funds in the annual budget of the Agency about $ 1.2 billion that amounted to about 350 million.

The Secretary-General of the Palestine liberation Organization (PLO) Saeb Erakat criticized this decision, his regret was expressed by the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres and the EU strongly condemned the actions of the United States and Turkey.

The diplomatic service, the EU announced that funding for the UN Agency for Palestinian refugees will continue, despite the steps of the United States. Earlier, foreign Minister of Germany Heiko Maas invited colleagues from EU countries to consider the idea of increasing funding to UNRWA.

The Ministry of foreign Affairs commented on the US position on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict© RIA Novosti, Infographiste-Israeli conflict

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