5 Oct 2017 15:24

Putin: Conversation with Saudi king was substantive, meaningful, very trusting

MOSCOW. Oct 5 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin says his conversation with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia was substantive and trusting.

"We have just conducted negotiations in a narrow format, very detailed ones. We talked about bilateral relations, about the situation in the region. This was a very substantive conversation, a meaningful and a very trusting one," Putin said following talks with the Saudi king on Thursday.

The Russian leader said he was sure the Saudi king's visit would provide a new strong impetus to the development of bilateral relations between the two countries.