Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia H.R.H Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud, at the initiative of the Saudi side.
The leaders discussed current issues of bilateral cooperation, including in trade and the economy.
Both leaders also expressed their commitment to further developing mutually beneficial ties between Russia and Saudi Arabia. They spoke highly of the joint work in the OPEC Plus format aimed at ensuring the stability of the global oil market.
The leaders also exchanged opinions on some topics on the international agenda, including the situation around Ukraine and Yemen settlement. Vladimir Putin congratulated the leaders and people of Saudi Arabia on the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
The Crown Prince also reaffirmed the Kingdom’s support in finding a political solution to the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
It was also agreed to maintain contact at different levels.