According to the press service of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, on February 22 held a telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani. The heads of state discussed the situation in Syria.
«Agreed, in particular, to intensify bilateral contacts at different levels aimed at mediating the crisis,» notes the official website of the President of Russia.
Recall: the Emir of Qatar visited Moscow in mid-January 2016. During his conversation with Putin discussed the growing role of Russia in middle East politics, as well as prospects of cooperation in the oil and gas sector.
Then Tamim Bin Hamad noted that Russia plays a leading role in ensuring not only regional but also global stability, and expressed confidence in the development of relations between the two countries.