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Telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani

December 13, 2016

At the initiative of Qatar, Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar.

During the conversation, President Putin and Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani discussed bilateral relations. Specifically, they emphasised the importance of the recent agreement by the Qatar Investment Authority to buy a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft together with Swiss oil trader Glencore.

The two leaders agreed to continue joint efforts to further promote political, trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation between Russia and Qatar.

December 13, 2016