Abbas Names Street After Putin in His Bethlehem Neighborhood
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas named a street after Russian President Vladimir Putin near his residence in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.
The street is officially being renamed today, during Putin’s visit, according to a plaque on a wall of an administrative building in Bethlehem. Abbas named a street after Putin’s predecessor, now-Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, in Jericho near the Dead Sea in January.
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