The Kremlin announced the possible visit of Putin to Saudi Arabia

© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite in fotoballoon of the Russian President Yuri Ushakov. Archival photoThe Kremlin announced the possible visit of Putin to Saudi Arabia© RIA Novosti / Ilya Petliurite the image Bank

Possible visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to Saudi Arabia is on the agenda, said the aide to the Russian President Yuri Ushakov on the eve of the meeting on 1 December in Argentina on the sidelines of the G20 the Russian leader with the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman.

Putin’s meeting with crown Prince of Saudi Arabia in Argentina will be their second conversation this year. The previous launch took place on 14 June in Moscow at the opening of the world Cup. Putin and bin Salman was present at the match Russia-Saudi Arabia, which opened the world Cup.

«Political dialogue is regular and informative. 5 October 2017 held its first ever visit to Russia by the king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al Saud. On the agenda is the possible return visit of Vladimir Putin to Saudi Arabia,» he told reporters Ushakov.

The first ever visit by a Russian head of state in Riyadh in February 2007 has become a powerful impetus to further development and deepening of Russian-Saudi relations. In November 2015, Putin met with king of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Turkey. In October 2017, after talks of the Russian President with the king of Saudi Arabia in Moscow signed a package of documents, including a roadmap of trade-economic and scientific-technical cooperation.

According to Ushakov, the Russian-Saudi relations «are developing steadily in a friendly and constructive manner, is an important factor for security in the middle East and North Africa».

«Our countries are coordinating efforts on key international and regional issues, including in the UN, «group of twenty», strategic dialogue Russia-cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Persian Gulf,» he said.

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