1 Feb 2018 17:39

Russian deputy FM, Qatari ambassador discuss cross-year of culture

MOSCOW. Feb 1 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Yevgeny Ivanov has met with the Qatari ambassador to Russia, Fahad Bin Mohammed Al-Attiya, to discuss bilateral cooperation and plans to conduct a cross-year of culture, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

The two "had a lively discussion of several pressing issues concerning Russian-Qatari cooperation in practical areas, including in the context of holding the Russia-Qatar Cross-Year of Culture in 2018," the ministry said.

The meeting took place at the request of the Qatari side, the ministry said.