Russia plays vital role to ensure global stability

MALAYSIA sees Russia as playing an important role in ensuring global stability, said Umno Supreme Council member Abdul Rahman Dahlan.

During a meeting between United Russia Party Chairman Dmitry Medvedev and representatives of Asean political parties yesterday (January 23), Abdul Rahman said Malaysia shares similar goals with Russia, such as economic progress and social stability.

“Russia will continue to be a nation that can bring stability, that can unite all peaceful nations across the globe. Although Malaysia and Russia have different political systems, we share the same goals and objectives, namely economic progress and social stability,” he said.

Furthermore, the former Cabinet minister noted that Malaysia’s active role in Asean and global diplomacy, coupled with Russia’s influence in Eurasian politics, “presents an opportunity for cooperation in areas such as peacekeeping, security, and cultural exchanges.