MOSCOW,- Mikhail Bogdanov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and the Russian President's Special Envoy for the Middle East and North Africa, and the UAE Ambassador to Russia, Omer Saif Ghobash, discussed issues concerning bilateral relations as well as the regular political dialogue between Moscow and Abu Dhabi.

They also tackled ways of expanding joint co-operation in trade, economic and investment areas.

The meeting also touched on the preparations for the sixth meeting of the Joint Ministerial Commission between Russia and the UAE, scheduled for November in Moscow.

Source: Emirates News Agency