“By the way, we have very good relations with Israel. Almost one and a half million Israeli citizens come from the former Soviet Union. This is an almost Russian-speaking country. Everywhere you go, to the store, everyone speaks Russian, ”Putin said.

As the president emphasized, Russia is not indifferent to what is happening there.

“But we have a principled position on a Palestinian settlement. We strictly adhere to all decisions of the United Nations and believe that they must be implemented, ”he added.

Thus, he answered the question about the situation with the Palestinian-Israeli settlement.

In mid-September, Putin also announced that Israel was considered a Russian-speaking state in Russia.

In May, Putin noted Russia's readiness to contribute to peace in the Middle East.

The full version of the interview is in the material RT.