Saudi King begins Russia visit to discuss ties with President Vladimir Putin

Riyadh: Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Wednesday began an official visit to Russia to discuss ties with President Vladimir Putin.

A statement from the Saudi Royal Court said the King would also be discussing means of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries in various fields, WAM cited Saudi Press Agency as saying.

King Salman expressed his hope to strengthen relations with Russia to serve the interests of both countries and to achieve international peace and security.