FILE PHOTO: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin shakes palms with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman throughout a gathering on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan June 29, 2019. Sputnik/Mikhail Klimentyev/Kremlin through REUTERS
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned weekend assaults on Saudi Aramco’s oil infrastructure by cellphone with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday, the Kremlin stated.
Putin and the crown prince expressed their dedication to bilateral cooperation on stabilizing international oil costs and the Russian chief referred to as for an intensive and neutral investigation into the assaults in Saudi Arabia, the Kremlin stated.
Putin is anticipated later this yr to journey to Saudi Arabia, a conventional U.S. ally within the Center East.
The top of Russia’s Direct Funding Fund on Wednesday praised Saudi Aramco’s fast restoration of oil manufacturing after assaults on its amenities, and stated Russian corporations had provided to assist repair the harm.
Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Enhancing by Toby Chopra