June 10, 2019
CAIRO (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said 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 program and support of proxy groups in regional conflicts.
(Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Mark Heinrich)