PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA - March 1, 2022 - Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The conversation focused on topical issues of Russia-UAE cooperation. The leaders praised the level of interaction they had reached, including in the political, trade and economic and other spheres. They noted the importance of constructive joint work at international organisations, above all the United Nations, and reaffirmed their mutual commitment to further all-round development of bilateral relations of strategic partnership.
The implementation of OPEC Plus agreements was discussed. The parties stressed their intention to continue coordinated effort in the interests of maintaining global energy market stability.
The developments in Ukraine were reviewed. Vladimir Putin gave an exhaustive explanation of the reasons for the special military operation to protect Donbass as well as its goals and tasks. In his turn Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan stated that Russia has the right to ensure its national security.
The leaders agreed to interact and maintain contacts at various levels.