/ Go to the mediabankVladimir Putin and Mahmoud Abbas, Moscow, 23 November 2021 / Go to the mediabankInternationalIndiaAfricaMOSCOW (Sputnik) – There are no exact dates of the visit of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to Russia yet, they will be agreed upon via diplomatic channels, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday. “No, there are no dates yet. Exact dates can be agreed upon through diplomatic channels. We have nothing to say about this yet,” Peskov told reporters, adding that the visit was planned in advance. Information about the visit to Russia will be available after everything is definitively determined, the official said, noting that Russia continues its contacts with Palestine.Peskov added that Russia has ties with Palestinians that go way back, but also maintains relations with Israel, where many Russian citizens live.“Of course, we have long-standing historical ties with the Palestinians, and we continue our contacts. Indeed, we are talking about different things, including at a high level. But at the same time, we also have our relations with the state of Israel, with which we also have a lot in common. First of all, there are a large number of our citizens who live in this country. Therefore, in this case, we maintain relations with both sides of this conflict,” Peskov told reporters, when asked about Russia’s stance. .