June 10, 2019 / 6:21 PM / 8 days ago

Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discusses key issues with Russia's Putin

FILE PHOTO: Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan attends the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Mecca, Saudi Arabia May 30, 2019. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed said he discussed regional and international issues with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a phone call on Monday.

A tweet from the crown prince gave no details.

Tensions in the Middle East have risen as the United States has stepped up pressure on Iran over its missile programme and support of proxy groups in regional conflicts.

Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Mark Heinrich

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