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Amman, JORDAN: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (C) speaks with Palestinian MP Mohammed Dahlan (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas's top aide Yasser Abed Rabbo (R) during a meeting in Amman, 13 February 2007. Russian President Vladimir Putin today welcomed the agreement between Abbas's Fatah faction and rival Hamas to form a new government. For his part, Abbas said his meeting with Putin "comes at the right time" and that he was due to ask Hamas prime minister to resign "within a day or two" and form a new government. AFP PHOTO/KHALIL MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP via Getty Images)

Amman, JORDAN: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (C) speaks with Palestinian MP Mohammed Dahlan (L) and Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas's top aide Yasser Abed Rabbo (R) during a meeting in Amman, 13 February 2007. Russian President Vladimir Putin today welcomed the agreement between Abbas's Fatah faction and rival Hamas to form a new government. For his part, Abbas said his meeting with Putin "comes at the right time" and that he was due to ask Hamas prime minister to resign "within a day or two" and form a new government.           AFP PHOTO/KHALIL MAZRAAWI (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP via Getty Images)