United Arab Emirates Delegation Comes to MGIMO

United Arab Emirates Delegation Comes to MGIMO

12 March 2018

March 12th, a delegation from the UAE National Defense College led by Brigadier Tariq Khalfan Alzaabi visited MGIMO University. The delegation comprised representatives of various ministries of the United Arab Emirates, and members of the ruling family, Sheikh Al-Nahyan Mohamed Said and Sheikh Al Maktoum Muhammad bin Maktoum.

The guests were received by the University’s Vice-Rector for Research Evgeny Kozhokin and the Head of the Military Training Department, Colonel Ivan Marushchak.

During the meeting, the sides discussed bilateral relations, the global military-political situation and Russia’s position on the different crises in the Middle East. Evgeny Kozhokin spoke about MGIMO’s role in training diplomats and its contribution to Russia’s foreign policy.

After the meeting, the delegation was taken on a visit of MGIMO’s History Museum and the Museum of Rare Books. The guests were also presented with a welcome gift: a copy of the book «Military Titles and Insignia in the Armed Forces of Arab States» by R. Epifanov and A. Starikov.

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