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is r.t. very good evening for me kevin no it's eleven pm here in moscow and our top story political unity among all palestinians is needed to achieve peace with israel and create an independent state russia's foreign minister a voice that very very well may conflict as the two main palestinian parties came closer together at a meeting here in moscow and coming palestinian minister collections were also on the agenda of course but an ego person off screen following a tux. since hamas and fatah were able to set their differences aside after years of animosity they've now decided to form a joint government you've been saying. for russia support and over the weekend their representatives have been meeting with russian diplomats and now be matched with the foreign minister himself and so you know i've often said that russia is an active member of both the u.n. security council and the middle east quartet which also includes the united states
to be with the union and to you when it supports the idea of all palestinian political forces to force in this election another issue on the table or was the discussion for the preconditions for the future independence palestinian state and should you also there's also commented on grass freezing the fact that these two years four more years are rivals if i must were able to finally reach common ground and said that only adds up to the fight metion can palestinians negotiate this issue with israel because this is a. choose the creation of an independent palestinian state through resolving the israeli palestinian conflict requires the palestinian leadership to enjoy the support of all 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 un
the middle east quartet and the arab peace initiative. and hamas are planning to take this matter to the u.n. in september and their representatives have already said that russia has promised its support this whole dispute has been going on for many decades and you know it became pretty clear that the international community including the middle east quartet to be supporting the idea of a two state solution meaning that israel and palestine should be two separate independent turn. just recently us president barack obama said that each waters off these future independent states should be based on goals from nine hundred sixty seven which recently means that they would go through jerusalem this idea is supported by the international community including moscow thought it was new justified the israeli prime minister said that such a scenario would make israel defenseless at a meeting with israel's biggest lobby in the united states barak obama softening
his stance saying that the borders don't really have to be exactly as they were in one thousand sixty seven mil many analysts are saying that the u.s. is trying to sit on two chairs at the same time trying to please both israel and the international community and back is actually creating even more tension and for more on that here's this report by my colleague. president obama's calls for peace and a two state solution fell on deaf ears both with israelis for many from the mere mentioning of going back to preen nine hundred sixty seven border lines is unacceptable cannot do. so. because he's going to retrench and with the palestinians who believe there is nothing but words in what the u.s. president has said is that any part of pressure on you to be on the prime minister of israel or on israel's. it's like crass it's like
a lose lose thing like it's very hopeless like we hear the right things kind of them from addressing the powerful pro it's really lobbying washington and president obama is to make sure it can reaffirm that no pressure would be put on israel to advance the process and he's proposed solution was just the friend's advice cease cannot be imposed on the parties to the conference. no vote at the united nations will ever create an independent palestinian state and the united states will stand up against our first to single israel out at the united nations or in any international forum israel's legitimacy is not a matter for debate analysts say the contradiction of words and deeds has been a constant source of global frustration about the us foreign policy in the middle east one example the obama administration has called these really settlement expansion illegitimate but when it came to actually voting at the un security council to condemn the settlement expansion is illegal the us the resolution the
failure of the united states to deal effectively with israel palestine issue and the double standards that we have actually are part of the president made a very strong case but we should not tolerate civilians being. proud of their rulers but we do nothing with the israelis to do all these things for the palestinians because they. are pretty hard in terms of our credibility in person internationally and that's not important surveys suggest president obama's ratings in the muslim world are as low as ever experts say the inconsistency with which the u.s. reacted to different episodes of the arab uprising is to blame president obama's speech on thursday was seen as a way to reach out to the arab world and say the u.s. supports men and women of the street as opposed to suppressing clueless but it seems he's words resulted in more confusion about u.s. policies particularly when it came to this really palestinian conflict. said what
he said in the last speech for the world. most of the palestinians feel frustrated. also i was even with the media. they are also. so i don't know who's out the i don't know. president obama is facing pressure from both the international community that has long been suggesting the two state solution of the one nine hundred sixty seven border lies is part of that solution and it's why it's well we're trying that proposal unrealistic president obama's attempts to please both the international community and israel seems to have resulted in yet another nonstarter in the middle east peace process i'm going to check our reporting from washington r.t. well in a speech to the jewish lobby on sunday barack obama warned israel but if it doesn't work towards a credible peace still it could seem founded so totally isolated but political activist who says it's just rhetoric and in reality washington goes along with
whatever israel demands mr obama and congress this position is primarily going along with what israel dictates to them and they sometimes couch it in very careful words and very beautiful words so it sounds like it is something that is really not the truth and it is never has never so far been followed with any action and it's almost seems like israel is state hating to be american government what they should be saying and what they should be doing and the united states is. not have to take its orders from israel or from any other country and that's orders from any other country but israel seems to be the except if we're going to have more peace process that means just going along with no action that is constructive the only
action that will take place was building of settlements more confiscation of palestinian land. of political activists to the epstein with assessments of us israeli relations. as nato bombs continue to fall across libya the still no sign of an end to the blood showed bloodshed and deadlock russia has called for a ceasefire between the libyan government and the opposition in order to stop the violence this after foreign minister sergei lavrov met with rebel representatives in the russian capital to help resolve the conflict however the rebel opposition while refusing to hold talks with gadhafi did pledge its commitment to future dialogue with russia during a visit to moscow by libyan government envoys last week russia declared its support for u.n. and african union mediating efforts that representatives said that they're ready to withdraw from conflict areas but only when the rebels drop their weapons and nato
stops bombing moscow says the alliance carrying out its campaign in libya so far failed to act in accordance with un resolutions. this is r.t. coming up on the program with me covello a look at how harsh e.u. sanctions against syria and its closest ally iran could spell further disaster for the arab world analysis of a few minutes. before that both government opposition in georgia vows to overthrow president mikheil saakashvili by wednesday thousands strong protests against what demonstrators call a criminal regime of tbilisi in a vice like grip for a third day in a row police try to disperse the demonstrations with tear gas and rubber bullets russia's slammed that clamped home saying it's a direct violation of human rights on monday the crowd marched to the headquarters of georgia state television demanding that the rally be broadcast live presence occasionally himself in times in hungary and sings in no hurry to interrupt his visit opposition leader nino burjanadze told r.t.
that despite every day of pressure people bring. and share it with night is the day they. make it. and. we will they leave here an absolutely. the way we have played it out as yeah fighting for. everything angel i can. still be just peace. i know that seven is easy to use any kind of life that you say will be a share he always has to be like it was them to sit right. here at the same time i know that to a few people where it came very seriously a spike that you can't which is coming from them and you every day every meeting every student every nation the workers anyone and place never say let's get real destroyed our people and i'm sure. it's.
resignation have to. have a nation really yes i think elections into. the georgian opposition blames president police actions for the revolt in motion and according to political experts the leaders now rapidly losing support among his allies. this of course have surpassed the lee has diminished drastically for several reasons well firstly the war was not that much of what you were inside of the fact that well georgian population i'm not speaking even about georgian elite is not pro russian but the result of the war or not satisfactory for the. secondly well this economic situation the country is not good because in the beginning of his presidency the support of the western european union the united states was rather big now it has diminished for several reasons again well there was crisis but also
the policy of circus really is not wise and it is not that much that we wanted in the west so while we may force see that through the group of he is supporters will diminish and it will diminish drastically in the next few days it may be just part of the lead just the power but the opposition is growing and your thoughts are political i'm just going to go bring scott your take on him for exemption rationing george a bit earlier on the program. european union's agrees why do sanctions against syria have to blacklisting senior syrian officials three blocks now frozen the assets of the country's president assad and banned them from entering the territory for a minister say it's in response to the violent crackdown on mass anti-government demonstrations in well the plots also taken action against iran over a hundred people and companies were added to the list of those affected by sanctions these measures are designed to force to run to ban these controversial
atomic program but earlier i asked mideast expert parsi these countries could now repeat the libyan scenario. syria is a much more complicated case because there are some other more important political actors in the region involved so i think a un resolution is much further down the line if at all obviously i mean we have first israel we have lebanon we have you grown involved it's also a question of who why then the people that might take over there is being turned over dynamics of having a religious minority in a sense being in control of the state in this case the other lights on the president bush. and what will happen to them if there is a sudden swing in any other direction basically you can say that there is a certain inherent logic to sanctioning countries and that is that unless he actually starts to include in a way the reward would be to remove sanctions you would basically continue trying to up the ante by by ratcheting up the pressure and in the case of iran we are just
continuing that kind of path regardless of what's happening in syria the latest sanctions provide you the ones to deal with iran's economy that is cutting it off from the financial system if you will of the world that is having an effect on the ring of society and economy at large but they were put in place primarily in order to affect iran's ability to acquire the nuclear capability that might end up with a nuclear weapon and on that particular aspect i think they haven't had that much of an effect yet twenty three fifteen moscow time greece is facing fresh ultimatums from e.u. members amid criticism is failing to meet its payload obligations athens needs to step up its economic reforms to help reduce its huge national deficit wasn't his country out of a reports next tensions between the country and its creditors a fast approaching 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 know one drink and if you borrow borrow big. greece certainly borrowed 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 taken by its. we can't just choose solitary and say that these countries can't continue as before we can't have a common currency but some get lots of occasions 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 of the ideologies that greeks are those guys who lie in the sun and don't work well the reality is not that greeks work at least as much as other
europeans i thing that would be ideal for the german government is that we should sell everything to them because we owe it to them so you see the kinds of situation but in the end produces a very uneven relationship inside the us supposedly. a union though even the slightest rumors that greece might be the euro have already been 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 it shouldn't be the problem for the wealthy european countries our research has shown up about 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 the despair is evident in the shuttered stores all across athens despite the fact that it's
a 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 that this time it's good 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 cost the developing political challenge between athens and its european partners over what's next the rising tension between the two is causing fault which some say now threaten the entire unity of the european union itself catherine is or about r.t. happens greece is going to spread to go to our website ot dot com you can read the greece is far from being the only troubled european economy spray in my also
followed suit is soaring unemployment and harsher steroids images triggered mass protests all over the country got much more about that online from on our website. on a lighter note if you because you love this classic american call that some soviet era volga is cruising the streets of moscow find where these antique automobiles were heading out our seats of course. but they were put his office says that the allegations of the former chief of the international monetary fund against russia's prime minister are ridiculous the only extras cards reportedly accuse putin of being part of a plot to have him fired from his post the british daily mail newspaper has claimed that before his arrest on sexual abuse charges strauss can voice concerns that he could fall victim to conspiracy and did an interview with a french t.v. channel a colleague of strauss kahn said the chief told him that russia and france were trying to started running for the presidency and its alleged press card was worried that if he wasn't allowed to clean exit from the i.m.f.
it wouldn't be able to announce his candidacy stars cars currently in new york trying as you know putin's presidency says of the accusations are used highly baseless. they're going to proceed with your premise wouldn't fall for last three years i've never heard such a weird states. with such a crazy allegation that it simply does not have. any any sands. in background and i don't see any sense in command i know that they are a t.v. company and next to m.p. i think the trans. was the first mention was this weird really gauge and. but it wasn't so wired on the. range wires range for us so and now i think one british speaker picked it up. but i don't think that you will have any continuation because it is simply something that cannot be cannot be and
then it is not nothing to do with. even with sense of humor. well use a brief now severe weather conditions continue to batter the southern states of america bringing quote totally devastation in places and widespread damage at least eighty nine people were killed in the city of joplin alone after a massive tornado lost its way across the southwestern state of missouri officials fear the death toll could climb much higher a storm left behind piles of brick and wood will homes schools and churches once. i shrunk an icelandic volcano is drifting in could reach the u.k. and scandinavia by the end of the week it follows saturday's a russian of the country's most active volcano the largest in one hundred years iceland's main international airports being shut and internal flights grounded last year the eruption of another volcano in the country led to the closure of much of europe's is space. the u.s.
president's an island for the start of a six day trip to europe barack obama has already made a pilgrimage to a village that used to be home to his great great great grandfather a bomber all also visit the u.k. poland and france the world economy the arab uprisings along with afghanistan and pakistan are all part of the visits agenda. russia is determined to establish itself as the country of choice for the world's greatest minds with presidential backing for a specialist grant scheme hopes are high that the state scientific brain drain will soon be in reverse artie's an italian overcover reports for us. the brightest minds of physics mathematics biology geography and others working both in washington and on washing projects abroad talk to present a little about the difficulties they have to face while making their researches and working on their projects are one common issues that many of them named was logistics finds it's worth saying that sometimes it's difficult to get rare materials for their studies and the rare species through the russian customs
control they also spoke about the problems of education our young scientists as well as the paperwork that they have to deal with while getting patents on their inventions or mention speak to one of the scientists who came to present its president outside months before the meeting he came from germany and last year he won a five million dollar grams and is currently together with a moscow state university working on a tsunami research center we use. to look at what happens in nature at the sea storms. you know. at the new thing is that we try to estimate how long. which affects the interest for people progress has been great the opportunity to work through most going to russia for a living and so i think the present from us that in future the russian government will increase the amount of money that is given out as gram for such scientists and
having a degree in war himself that he will look into those laws that slow down and make the work scientists a less productive so voices over the brightest minds were heard as what isolation is one of the top priorities for the first president to hear the brightest minds of these people of omas guess discuss what the current wave of revolution has brought to the our well shortly tonight here on out see for moscow but let's go across the business for. welcome to our business update this hour russia could cut its budget deficit by more than half this year that's according to finance minister aleksei kuvin who says record oil prices will also help boost investments and pay off debts incurred during the crisis. definitely we're using actual revenues to cut the budget deficit so that's why this year we're planning to decrease the deficit from three point six percent down to want one point four percent this is possible if oil is trading
evolution five dollars per barrel was actually revenue will also be sure. as they collect the markets now all prices are down amid signs the u.s. economy is slowing concerns agree slane default on its debts is also stroking speculation that demand for fuel may weaken u.s. stocks trade lower the s. and p. cut italy's credit rating outlook jones industrial average is down with caterpillar topping the losers list shedding over three percent the nasdaq is also down with all the surgical companies leading the bourse so far in debt worries spark heavy selling across europe tumbled in ireland portugal greece spain and i and italy travel related stocks fell across the euro airlines were under pressure on news of volcanic activity in iceland and russian equity markets closed deeply in the red on negative news from abroad the r.c.s. lost over three percent on the nasdaq's and it nearly two percent lower now let's take a look at some individual share moves probably lost over three percent its worst
close and for months the company was downgraded by credit suisse to underperform from neutral uncertainty about growth across they have lost over two percent on lower crude price and produced go we've got to trend with shares our problems from gold prices as the company plans to double production in three years michael stein from what creates here graphs out the day's trade. last week ended on a down leg today russian equities are down about two percent along with most european markets are new concerns about the fall to greece about concerns about the euro zone the banking crisis and also about concerns about euro itself in the markets today we see pretty much of weakness across the board we see declines into . four percent in oil stocks in addition steel stocks are particularly weak down three to five percent in part because of data showing that output per russian steel producers contract and three percent during the month of april in the market we
also see a very substantial we put in mail dot ru which is down almost six percent in somewhat of a surprising move given that the end outside p.o. is more than ten times oversubscribed given that price range for the deal was increased by some twenty percent. so for me in the business thing here i'd say well don't forget you can always find all stories just log on to our website our team dot com slash posts on. the.
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