Saudi King to Meet President Putin on Historic Russia Visit

October 6, 2017   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman, on the first official trip to Russia by a ruler of the oil-rich Sunni powerhouse, was set to meet President Vladimir Putin to discuss energy contracts despite discord over the Syrian conflict.While they are partners on the oil market, on the foreign policy front, Moscow and Riyadh are on opposite sides of the war in Syria, with Russia supporting President Bashar al-Assad while Saudi Arabia supports the opposition.Salman and Putin are expected to discuss major defense and energy contracts, as well as extending oil production cuts ahead of the OPEC oil cartel meeting in November.

 

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