King Salman and Putin hold 'substantive' talks in Moscow

Saudi king to make historic visit to Russia

"Minister of energy, industry and mineral resources of Saudi Arabia has already been to Moscow and St. Petersburg several times, he already had talks with around ten leading Russian energy companies and they already have certain developments, projects, plans for cooperation", he said.

The move by OPEC and non-OPEC producers to balance the market is working, but the work is not yet finished, Saudi Arabia's oil minister said from Moscow. "Saudi Arabia cannot ride out the low oil price to the extent that many people thought it could", the analyst said on Thursday night.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview has said that the visit of King Salman would contribute to stability in the Middle East.

At the same time, Saudi Arabia continues to present itself as a regional and global player that is indispensable.

We intend to develop bilateral relations for development of global economy with peace and security.

King Salman of Saudi Arabia will arrive in Russian Federation later Wednesday for the first official visit to the country by a Saudi king.

The Saudi foreign minister also uncovered that his country is working closely with Russian Federation on uniting Syria's opposition.

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Mercouris said the Saudi kingdom is facing difficulties in economic and political arenas, which have pushed Riyadh to ask Russia's assistance in dealing with their woes.

He added that Russian Federation respects press freedom and treats foreign media equally.

"Today we alone as the Russian Direct Investment Fund announced deals worth $2.1 billion", said Kirill Dmitriyev, the head of the fund set up to attract investment. US crude rose 86 cents to $50.84.

Prince Mohammed's visit was reflected in the country's success to overcome the Syrian crisis. But the start of a four day state visit was interrupted when the special escalator malfunctioned halfway and the king had to walk down.

Relations have improved - President Donald Trump began his first foreign trip with a stop in Riyadh and signed a almost $110 billion arms deal with the country.

The US is still Saudi Arabia's top weapons supplier and an important ally, but yesterday's deals highlighted Russia's growing influence in the Middle East. But on Syria, the two countries remain divided with Washington's focus on fighting ISIS the Islamic State group, not on ousting Assad.

"That said, it's clear that Russian Federation has been able to play a weak hand very well and step into vacuums everywhere where the US has treated", Borshchevskaya said.

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