Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses key issues with Russia's Putin

Tensions in the Middle East have risen as the United States has stepped up pressure on Iran over its missile programme and support of proxy groups in regional conflicts.
Monday 10/06/2019
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates during a signing ceremony following the talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia June 1, 2018. (Reuters)
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates during a signing ceremony following the talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia June 1, 2018. (Reuters)

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed announced That he discussed regional and international issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone call on Monday.

A tweet from the crown prince gave no details.

Tensions in the Middle East have risen as the United States has stepped up pressure on Iran over its missile programme and support of proxy groups in regional conflicts.