UAE-Russia ties discussed

, ,
UAE-Russia ties discussed

UAE-Russia ties discussed

(Moscow) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, discussed with President of Russia Vladimir Putin ties of friendship and co-operation between the two countries. They also tackled overall regional and international issues of mutual interest.
This followed discussions, as the Russian President received Sheikh Mohamed and his accompanying delegation at the Kremlin.
Putin welcomed Sheikh Mohamed, expressing his happiness at again meeting with him to discuss bilateral relations and Middle East issues.
At their meeting, the Russian President said,”I welcome you to Moscow. There are important ties between our two countries and we are exerting efforts to enhance them to the highest levels.” He added, “There is a joint committee which works to enhance economic relations in all areas, and I believe that it will make a positive contribution. Of course, it is very important for us to invest in this cooperation and I know that there are many promising plans in this area.”
Putin also confirmed that the visit came at an important time to discuss developments in the region, noting, ‘I am happy to receive our friends in Moscow.”
For his part, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi expressed his happiness at being in Moscow to discuss with the Russian President ways to boost bilateral relations and to conduct consultations regarding a number of regional and international issues of mutual interest. Also, Sheikh Mohamed conveyed his greetings from President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his wishes for further progress and the general welfare in all fields for the Russian people.
Sheikh Mohamed noted, “I am happy to be in Moscow and we hope to develop trade exchanges and will discuss the best ways to enhance this approach. We are happy to discuss issues about the Middle East, as Russia plays an important and vital role in the region, and we hope to further develop our ties, which would contribute to making the Middle East region more stable and secure.”
(Courtesy WAM)