14 Oct 2019 16:48

Putin, Saudi King Salman arrive for talks after e-car ride through palace

RIYADH. Oct 14 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, have arrived for talks at the royal palace in an electric vehicle.

They travelled in the four-seater to the palace's negotiation room from a reception given by the monarch in honor of the president.

Earlier Putin said that he intended to discuss key aspects of bilateral cooperation, outline future plans and share views on international problems. Next year Saudi Arabia will preside over the G20 group, Putin noted.