Russia and UAE strengthen cooperation in various fields

Russia and UAE strengthen cooperation in various fields© RIA Novosti. Anna Chernova

Relations between Russia and the UAE are on the rise, said on Thursday to journalists the Russian Ambassador to the UAE Alexander Efimov after the completion of the concert on the occasion of the 45 anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

«Strengthening our cooperation in the political, economic and investment fields as well as in the cultural sphere that have shown this concert, which was presented to all the diversity of Russian culture», — said the Ambassador.

He stressed that Russia and the UAE are building a strategic partnership, and it’s not just words. «This is a solid Foundation, we are diversifying our cooperation. We work together in the normalization of the situation in the region, bringing to it stability and end conflicts,» — said Efimov.

He reminded that today marked a significant event — the 45th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and the UAE. «We were one of the first, in 1971, literally six days after the formation of the state of the UAE established diplomatic relations with it, and we constantly develop them,» the diplomat said.

The Ambassador cited the example of the number of visits of the crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to Russia, who went there for the last three years five times.

Efimov stressed that «the UAE and Russia are set for further joint very tight and efficient operation.»

In turn, the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the UAE Shahab faheem, who visited dedicated to the 45th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations concert, pointed to the «excellent relations between the two countries», which is, according to him, evidenced by the number of visits of the representatives of Russia and the UAE.

«Being strategic dialogue between the countries there are joint government Commission, relations which from the beginning was excellent, develop», said the Deputy Minister.

At the gala concert on the occasion of the anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and the UAE, which was organized by Fund of support of classical music art «Muses of the world», made by a variety of groups. The presentation of the outstanding pianist, people’s artist of Russia Vladimir Ovchinnikov with the works of Russian composers Rachmaninoff and Prokofiev continued incendiary songs and dances of the ensemble of song and dance «Saranka».

Ended the concert, which took place at the site of the cultural festival named after Sheikh founder of the UAE — Sheikh Zaid, which aroused great interest of the public performance of the State ensemble of folk music of the Republic of Tatarstan.

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