Manama, May 30 (BNA) His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received today at Sakhir Palace – in the presence of His Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince and Prime Minister – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. who arrived on a visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Lavrov conveyed to His Majesty the King the greetings of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and his wishes for the Kingdom of Bahrain and its people further progress and prosperity.
The Russian Foreign Minister expressed his deep thanks and gratitude to His Majesty the King for his warm reception and good recovery, wishing the Kingdom of Bahrain further development, progress and prosperity.
His Majesty and the Russian Foreign Minister reviewed regional and international developments and challenges, especially the current situation in Ukraine.
His Majesty stressed the importance of resolving the conflict in Ukraine to achieve the interests of the two neighboring countries and the security and stability of the European continent, as well as international peace and security.
He stressed the need to engage in dialogue and diplomatic solutions in accordance with the rules of international law to reach a political settlement that ends the conflict, guarantees security and peace for all parties, preserves the lives of civilians, and provides humanitarian and relief assistance. helps. for refugees and displaced persons.
His Majesty the King expressed his sincere greetings to President Putin, wishing Russia and its friendly people security, development and prosperity.
He affirmed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s pride in its long-standing historical friendship with Russia, and its keenness to strengthen joint relations in all fields to serve common interests.