Skip to comments.Putin 'at a loss' after Bethlehem street named for him
Posted on 06/27/2012 6:13:07 AM PDT by EBH
Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was "at a bit of a loss" that a street was named after him in Bethlehem, revered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus.
Putin spoke in Jordan as he wrapped up his Middle East tour, which included a stop in Bethlehem in the West Bank and talks with Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas who ordered a street to be named after his guest.
"I would like to live a bit longer," Putin quipped, referring to a European tradition according to which streets are named after the deceased.
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I’m surprised they didn’t name it Stalin St or even worse Hitler Ave..