King Salman arrives in Russia, where his golden escalator broke down © PA Images
King Salman arrives in Russia, where his golden escalator broke down © PA Images

Saudi and Russia sign trade agreements

posted by Francis Churchill
10 October 2017

Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed a broad number of agreements covering trade, energy and space exploration during a state visit by King Salman.

During last week’s visit King Salman met the Russian president Vladimir Putin. Putin said the summit would give “a new powerful impetus” to bilateral relations before the two leaders went into closed-door talks.

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