For the first time in history, current King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud arrived in Russia on a state visit, which was held from October 4 to 8 2017. Preparations for the trip began in 2015.
Following talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the King of Saudi Arabia, agreements were announced in the energy and defense fields.
Published in The Global Times
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