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MOSCOW, April 6. /TASS/. Russia’s gas giant Gazprom has reached an agreement with Bahrain’s authorities on its participation in oil and gas prospecting works, head of the Russian republic of Chechnya Ranzan Kadyrov said on Wednesday after a meeting with Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
"An agreement was reached with Gazprom on it participation in prospecting oil and gas fields," Kadyrov wrote on his Instagram account.
Apart from that, according to the Chechen leader, the Bahraini king expressed interest in close cooperation with his republic in the economic, social, cultural and sports spheres and gave corresponding instructions to the deputy prime minister and ministers.
Another topic discussed at the meeting was the situation in Syria. "Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa highly assessed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s policy in the Syrian settlement. He noted that assistance to the Syrian army would spare not only Syria and its people but also the entire region from big shocks and international terrorism," Kadyrov said, adding that the king had accepted his invitation to visit Chechnya.