Saudi Crown Prince Travels to Russia for Putin Talks

Saudi Crown Prince Travels to Russia for Putin Talks

Thursday, 14 June, 2018 - 05:30
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. (AFP)
Asharq Al-Awsat
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, departed the Kingdom on Thursday to Russia where he will hold talks with President Vladimir Putin.

He will attend in Moscow the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the opening match of the tournament that will be played between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

Prince Mohammed is traveling to Russia at Putin’s invitation.

Discussions between the two leaders are set to focus on bilateral ties and cooperation, as well as the oil deal signed between Moscow and OPEC.

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