Russian President Putin Meets Saudi Crown Prince In Riyadh


Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Riyadh on Wednesday, Saudi Press Agency reported.

Putin met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on arrival at Yamamah Palace in the Saudi capital.

Prince Mohammed praised joint coordination between the two countries “that helped remove tensions in Middle East,” Saudi Press Agency said.

“We share many interests and many files that we are working on together for the benefit of Russia, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the world as well,” SPA quoted the crown prince as saying.

Putin said ties with Saudi Arabia were at an “unprecedented level” during the meeting.

Putin traveled to the UAE earlier on Wednesday, where he was received by President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan at Qasr Al-Watan Palace in Abu Dhabi.

Arab News

Arab News is Saudi Arabia's first English-language newspaper. It was founded in 1975 by Hisham and Mohammed Ali Hafiz. Today, it is one of 29 publications produced by Saudi Research & Publishing Company (SRPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG).

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