Today, special representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry AndreyVdovin, who is also an Ambassador-at-large, is leaving for the Middle East,the Russian Foreign Ministry reported. The goal of the visit is to continueefforts aimed at solving the situation around the Palestinian territory andto contribute to the promotion of reforms in the Palestinian NationalAdministration. The trip is taking place in line with coordinating theactivities of the four international intermediaries of the Mideastsettlement. This group includes Russia, the USA, the EU and the UN..
Russia has left the list of 33 largest holders of US government bonds, after the country disposed of at least a third of remaining bonds