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renewed elitist sons. from. the future however. being the future of a palestinian state moscow brigs hamas together to cement ties between the reconcile classes saying that their unity is key for the middle east peace process . a revolutionary move in georgia the opposition well just to overthrow president saakashvili and within days amid violent anti-government protests. and greece's debt spiraling out of control the rift with e.u. ranters depends further big rig on the team at the european states. and here in business russian energy companies continue to seek new opportunities in the
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middle east despite increasingly the region we'll have details coming up for you in our business bulletin in about twenty minutes from. now watching r t five pm in the russian capital thanks for joining us political unity among all palestinians is needed to achieve a peace deal with israel russia's foreign minister voiced this view on the conflict as the two main palestinian parties came closer together at a meeting in moscow upcoming when a simple elections were also on the agenda as policy signals seek help to resolve their regional problems well let's now get more from our correspondent rigor he's going to be following the bets for us how you go or what has been discussed in moscow today. well and hamas are the two most powerful political forces in the know that he'd be able to set their differences aside earlier this.
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after years of animosity there planning to form a joint governments have previously been seen the hoped for russia's support so over the weekend their representatives of the meeting with russian diplomats and are now meeting with the foreign minister himself to go up north is said about russia as i'm active member of the security council the united nations security council and the middle east quartet which also includes the united states the european union. thing that. this is a this is a great event and those that all political forces in palestine have to take part in this election now also another issue on the table here is the discussion for the preconditions of an independent palestine in the independent palestinian state and the foreign minister is also commented on that praising the fact that the
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two most powerful political movements finally were able to reach common ground. because this is if you choose the creation of an independent palestinian state to resolving the israeli palestinian conflict and of course the palestinian leadership to enjoy the support of palestinians during negotiations unity is important for any nation and is even more important for the palestinian people who are working towards a fair solution to create their own state in accordance with decisions of the u.n. the middle east quartet and the arab peace initiative. fatah and hamas say they are planning to take the matter of an independent palestine to the u.n. in september and their representatives have said that russia has reportedly promised its support on this issue. the u.s. president barack obama has also come out to explain whose version of where the israeli palestinian peace process should be moving but he also took care to remain
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cautious in haiti. well this whole do stude obviously has been going on for decades and it's pretty clear now that the international community including the quartet supports only one solution and that is where israel and palestine become two independent states and just previously barak obama . that's a good idea publicly he met with the israeli prime minister and said god leads you to the borders of these two independent countries should be based on those in one thousand and sixty seven basically meaning that to the border line should go through jerusalem while this idea was we just did by the israeli prime minister who said that such a scenario would leave his country defenseless against palestine so after that doing another meeting with israel's biggest the lobby in the united states barack obama said that the borders don't believe you have to be exactly as they were in
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one nine hundred sixty seven so that caused many analysts say the u.s. is now trying to sit on two chairs at the same time trying to please both israel and the international community which is actually creating even more tension and for more on that he was my colleague in asia john. when addressing the powerful pro israel lobby here in washington president obama has made sure to reaffirm the i'm wavering support of the united states he also made sure his thursday speech did not leave anyone confortable in that speech or suggested israel go back to a pre-nup nine hundred sixty seven borders with mutually agreed land swaps any swaim least found the near idea of going back to nine hundred sixty seven unacceptable the israeli prime minister said it was unrealistic so there was some tension there and given how important the support of the jewish lobby is in the u.s. presidential elections president obama had to do some explaining i know that stating
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these principles. i mean issues of territory and security generated some controversy over. i wasn't surprised. i know very well that the easy thing to do or particularly for a president preparing for reelection is to avoid any controversy. so let me reaffirm what nine hundred sixty seven lines with mutually agreed swaps means by definition it means that the parties themselves israelis and palestinians will negotiate a border that is different than the one that existed on june fourth one nine hundred sixty seven. so what president obama basically said at the apec conference was here's the solution that the united states suggests that washington will in no way put any pressure on israel to advance the process it's not the first time
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washington talks about the two state solution obama is the first us president to express it explicitly in a speech but they were similar suggestions before but never any action to really push for it as we're going back to nine hundred sixty seven borders as a basis for negotiations the solution is not new all the other members of the quartet of middle east peace negotiators have long been supporting it that's the u.n. the european union and russia president obama was popularity in the arab world is now as low as ever is facing pressure from both the international community and its all time ally israel for whom obama's mentioning of nine hundred sixty seven alone sounded unacceptable so president obama's attempts to please both the international community and its will seem to have resulted in yet another nonstarter in the middle east peace process called rock obama has also want israel that if it doesn't work towards a credible peace deal it could soon find itself totally isolated political analysts john mearsheimer says america's getting tired of indulging israel's everywhere.
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there's no question that united states is well beyond patience with netanyahu and with israel more generally behind closed doors the united states is furious with israel because israel is pursuing a policy that is not we american national interest this is disastrous for us and that's why obama wants a two state solution to the problem that obama faces like all american presidents face is that you can't put any pressure on israel because the lobby in this country is so powerful that it will you do great damage to obama's political future in prison or same very clearly is that israel is being isolated around the world and the palestinians are gaining the upper hand in terms of world opinion and was going to happen here is that it's going to be israel and the united states against the rest of the world this is just is just for the united states and disastrous for
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israel and that's the message that obama is sending to net young but unfortunately the message is not getting through that was political analysts john mearsheimer there now as nato bombs continue to fall across libya there still no sign of an end to the bloodshed and deadlock russia has called for a cease fire between the libyan government and the opposition in order to stop the violence this as foreign minister sergei lavrov prepares to meet with the rebel representatives in the russian capital to help establish a dialogue between the two sides whether the visits to moscow by libyan government voiced last week russia declared its support for u.n. and african mediating efforts the representative said that the regime's ready to withdraw from conflict areas but only when the rebels drop their weapons stocks bombing moscow says the alliance carrying out its campaign to libya has so far failed to act in accordance with the red cross of the defense. as still ahead for
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you this hour the british law school still area could mean and are doing with their previous helping disabled children across moscow but you can find out more in just a few minutes. a government opposition in georgia vows to overthrow president saakashvili by runs de thousand strong protests against what demonstrators call a criminal regime have to see in a vice like grip for a third day in a row police tried to disperse the demonstrations with tear gas and rubber bullets russia slammed the clapped out saying it's a direct fire they said of children right on monday the crowd marched to the headquarters of the georgia state television to magical rally to broadcast live president saakashvili himself is hungry and seems to be in no hurry to interrupt his visit opposition leader of an old without such a guard to the people are ready to fight until he resides yesterday night we're waiting serious serious provocations and we knew it was their readiness from
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special forces the breakdowns of demonstration again but thanks to the international community you want and does this personality beauty here and objective information when that was a critical approach been standing for taking down the demonstrations in tbilisi in in but to me in verse thanks to any woman to. look polo diplomacy kristi's and steve from different countries that it was possible to avoid any provocation from last night people are just more q.b. teach to continue political struggle and we will continue the struggle if we want to show to everybody that we will achieve our results we need right now concrete steps the nearest two days which are absolutely peaceful which are equal to international standards and international rules of fighting for democracy and once again we want to say that we are fighting for democracy we are fighting for. the new this country and we are not going to lie late democratic norms which are
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important for everybody political discontent has been building up in georgia for the past seven years as political analysts ignore how cloth told us. the problem has been seen strange all force which all five. came to. the georgian public he's increasingly dissatisfied. with his way of creation down on any kind of a position because freedom in georgia was completely all for one socially came into power during the years of the opposition and so there was a freedom of speech to a political party is the difference the use calls for internal and external policies of the contras but really has been doing for the last seventy years is creating a. position and actually has a militia truly in need not only all the political parties but most of the
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pollution of the contrary. political analysts giving his take on the situation in georgia. to greece now the country is facing a fresh ultimatums from members of it criticism it's failing to meet its bailout obligations needs to step up its economic reforms to help reduce its huge national deficit and as our. reports tensions between the country and its creditors are fast approaching the boiling point. as famous greek businessman aristotle onassis once said to be successful keep looking and live in an elegant building even if you're in the cellar be seen in smart restaurants even if you only nursed one drink and if you borrow borrow big grease certainly proud big but it hasn't helped its success a modern country built on a glorious ancient civilization is on the brink of national financial disaster and some e.u. members which helped bail it out are no longer happy with the anti-crisis measures
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taken by its. we can just show you solitary and then say that these countries can't continue as before we can't have a common currency but some get lots of occasion time and others very less so that won't work in the long term. to the people of greece already suffering from severe job and wage cuts this statement was a slap in the face the ideologies the greeks of those guys who lie in the sun and don't work the reality is not that greeks work at least as much as other europeans i think the idea of the of the german government is that we should sell everything to them because we owe it to them to see the kinds of situation. in the end produces a very uneven relationship inside this supposedly. a union though even the slightest rumors that greece might leave the euro have already been
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flatly denied by athens and brussels some experts believe this would be best for the e.u. even claiming it could be less painful than being warned experts from abroad they try to make us clear. no country better bets should escape the euro area because they would lose money but this shouldn't be our problem it shouldn't be the problem for the wealthier european countries our research has shown our. greek could leave the euro area without any big problems but the greek people are facing big problems the total out of work is expected to hit around eight hundred thousand this year with an unemployment rate of forty percent among the young it seems people strolling through the city's markets are just putting on up or a face. sometimes you see green. you know green can go free and you see the world
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is there's a country it's grasses it's the only thing that's left. just have a coffee outside and you know a void being always you know kind of. the despair is evident in the shuttered stores all across our friends despite the fact that it's the tourist high season business and the birthplace of civilization looks pretty dead certain even members have accused the greeks of simply being too lazy and while it's true that some shop owners will reopen after a few days on the beach for many these windows of opportunity are permanently closed. ironically it seems at this time it's the greeks who should have been aware of those bearing gifts the e.u. bailout of one hundred billion euros has mired the country in crippling debt and caused a developing political challenge between athens and its european partners over what's to happen next the rising tension between the two is causing fault lines
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which some say now threaten the entire unity of the european union itself catherine r t athens greece well the view that greece should quit the eurozone is echoed by some european countries with politicians say the move would be beneficial for both the rest of the block. i think that the euro must limit its members it's unavoidable that those members those countries who cannot and who won't reform into the same economical life that we see in germany that we see in finland in netherlands and other i like countries they simply don't belong because they will never have the economical challenges or requirements which are necessary in order to maintain or to keep up the speed with the with the german economy and therefore if they maintain the euro they will constantly they would permanently be behind and
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therefore be depending on money from other countries tax payers obviously that's crisis on satisfactory for these even these are countries that are receiving the money but especially of course for those countries whose taxpayers are paying the bill so there's only one way if you want to rescue the euro in a realistic world and that is took to exclude or even more positively freely let them go these countries in the south who so obviously should have never have been in the euro from being. oh if you go to our website that's r.p. dot com you can read the greece is far from being the only troubled european economy spain bawly soon as soaring unemployment at harvest thirty measures triggered mass protests all over the country. a classic american corvettes and soviet era forgoes cruising the streets of moscow we'll find out where these ads and automobiles are heading our t.v. dot com. now let's look at some international news making the headlines this hour an operation to recover control of the practice starting naval base at target by insurgents has ended after almost sixteen hours of fighting troops quarter of
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a group of gunmen after a raid on the call that's the night before which left at least ten soldiers dead also destroyed several you are supplied surveillance aircraft are the pakistan taliban says the raid was to avenge the killing of osama bin laden. the european union has imposed sanctions on the syrian president in response to the crackdown on anti-government protests assets of bashar al assad have been frozen and he's now back from entering the territory now earlier the block a block list of thirteen other senior syrian officials brussels call for a national dialogue and demanded a concrete timetable for political reform almost a thousand people have been killed since anti-government uprising began in february . severe weather conditions continue to batter the southern states of america bringing total devastation and widespread damage at least eighty nine people killed
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in the city of joplin after in massive tornado last of its way across the southwestern state of missouri social sphere the death toll could climb much higher and the storm left behind piles of brick the border where homes schools and churches once stood. the u.s. president has arrived in our letter for the start of his sixty. trip to europe barack obama will break from business to make a pilgrimage to a village used to be home to an ancestor of his mother the trip may come as a welcome distraction from the global attention paid to the conference for national goals obama will also visit the u.k. poland and france the world economy the arab uprisings along with the famine stance and pakistan are on a chair. in moscow a dolphinarium that provides therapy to children with physical and mental limitations faces closure employees alone review marine life have only two weeks
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before they are infected arteries etc boyko has a story. the magic you monster go banja it to me it's six year old with a developmental disorder cast birth by they she's beluga whale is slightly asymmetrical faces forty minutes in the food twice a week and on a smaller can already see the difference i get on the visits even though i can see that is opening up to the world has become more confident and most sociable and it's happened without any drugs and side effects the monitor is one of several thousand children who have received don't think america is a big loss for dolphinarium that is until the c.e.o. origin is ordered to drop pens and their trainers out of this bull's unpaid utility bills and crumbling infrastructure so this building wasn't designed to handle large quantities of. the soldiers ravage supporting structures and the building could collapse like a house of cards at any moment. the facility is indeed in need of repair yet while
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asking the dolphinarium to keep it promise this city hall which owns it is not offering any alternative. conviction no one can make even humans feel like fish out of order but these sea creatures it's much more than just an uncomfortable situation. congress shipped all their carry ons all others are still waiting for their fate to be decided. this is one of our last remaining artists his name is tip on this is the first time in his life that he has the pool all to himself and it's very distressing because dolphins and whales are very social animals we don't know what to do with him now so far the only option is to take him home but he's too big for my tub. legally speaking city hall has every right to dictate don't thin area and it looks like it's going to be little regard for the animals or the children or helping. one reason don't fence are so good with
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children is because they're eager to please their team to their legal patients needs and limitations that gentle well intentioned and accommodating exhibiting all the qualities that people would look for in everybody who is involved in this dolphin of excellence can go but so far really can find. capital is not they want they want to feed and children's charities not the most profitable business but it's prime location no matter how valuable it is but you go to this is to skim. it to the street and it is a nod to richard who thought his new series will see tried this and it may tell you that it warrants every little movement is huge for us that's why we constantly lose the dual scenario. but these arguments are so far being drowned out in a cd it's thousand south to be more suitable for sharks and if we don't get some of
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our artsy moscow well that are on you can watch our special report on life that moldova one of the former soviet republics but first a business update with kareena and a reminder of our main stories so after a short break do stay with r.t. . zerkow love to talk all the international film festival in the event of russia from may twenty third to twenty ninth featuring two hundred films from forty eight countries thirty five russian premieres and fifteen tries minutes from the pearl in chance venice film festival appearances by ray fines hundred. dozens of forums discussions of workshops the circle of international film festival fine cinema for a demanding audience. now welcome to all business our russian oil experts say
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a new iraq production might not be enough to stop rising prices. started developing a new world field in eastern iraq and this new production along with that of other international companies is unlikely to stand in after. we have all the projections . from two in a have a medium barrels per day but the rocks produce now so eleven as some was promised by older companies when they submitted their proposals gives you know what eight million barrels per day that's almost eight to ten percent towards the world this producing right now and then that's when he should do so iraq is a member of opec and there will be an issue within opec how they will regulate the koreans in no one's. ever try to predict what they are oil prices will be evenly for supply outstrips demands you still wouldn't bet that the oil price will
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be all over now speculators in the car and on price if you look at the. paper boardrooms and real world and sort of barrels of oil that trade it probably will be a princess over ninety percent this paper of ten percent is real world so what the speculative prior to the price of oil anybody's guess. despite an increase in overall risk in the middle east russian energy companies will continue seeking new opportunities in the region industry insiders have urged the government to assist russian companies secure you energy sources in the area but no matter how tough situations russia have russians have traditionally favored taking on work with a high risk. with the us with regards to the current situation i can say more but you just have a reason i have to remind you that when british and canadian companies were shutting down their operations in syria for instance prime minister putin approved
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an all exploration project which led to the discovery of the largest oil reserves in the country so with new risk also comes new opportunities there is a real chance for russian companies to expand their operations in the area. as they collect at the markets where prices are lower i read signs that the u.s. economy is slowing and concerned greece may default on its debt all that is stored in speculation demand for fuel a week european stocks are shopping in the red cards after the downgrade of greek stats ratings by fitch and we can downgrade of the outlook for at least raising by standard and poor's airlines are the price from abuse of new all kind of activity in iceland germany's dax is losing and two percent shares approaching plans are around four percent here in moscow the markets are treated trading in the red on negative news from abroad the r.t.s. is losing over two or three percent this hour analyze it so we traded one point eight percent now let's take
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a look at some individual share moves north of the blue chips are seeing losses gas promise losing two point three percent heading for its worst close and for months the company was downgraded by credit suisse group to underperform from neutral on uncertainty about terror the rising tides part of course you have to say even over two percent as crude slams on fears europe's debt crisis will slow to mount point is gold is among the reggae is on the rise it's chairs are on from the gold prices and as a person double production three years. get it can always log on to a website. business and five stories related to. the book. the book.
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