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Russian President's Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa met with the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs

On June 22, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates Anwar Gargash in Dubai at the latter’s initiative.

The diplomats discussed a number of important issues for the further steady development of traditionally friendly Russia-UAE relations with an emphasis on active political dialogue.

Exchanging views on the developments in the Middle East, the officials paid special attention to the situation in Yemen, the Palestinian territories, Libya and the Gulf. They emphasised the need to settle the existing conflicts, including the humanitarian aspects, based on respect for the fundamental principles of international law and the UN Charter.