ABU DHABI, 31st January, 2017 (WAM)–Abu Dhabi has hosted a meeting of senior Arab officials within the framework of preparation for the fourth session of the Arab – Russian Cooperation Forum, which will be organised on Wednesday by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

During the meeting, the draft documents for the fourth session of the forum, which include a communique draft and a plan for the Executive work, were discussed. The communique draft focusses on issues of common interest between the Arab states and Russia in the political, economic and social cooperation areas.

 The Arab and Russian sides held a joint coordination meeting on the level of senior officials to reach a final formula regarding documents to be approved by ministers in their meeting on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi.