Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Russian President Putin Meets Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Pavel Golovkin/Pool

Reuters: Russia's Putin, Saudi prince praise dialogue on oil, Syria

Russia and Saudi Arabia hailed their growing partnership in oil markets and dialogue on Syria on Tuesday, in a departure from past hostilities between the top global producers and major players in the Middle East.

Russian President Vladimir Putin heaped praise on Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who looks after the kingdom's defense and energy, as he welcomed the possible future king to the Kremlin.

It was the second meeting between the two men over the past year following a breakthrough meeting in China, where Putin and Prince Mohammed showed the first signs the world's two biggest oil exporters could clinch a deal to prop up oil prices.

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WNU Editor: Oil and Syria were the two topics discussed.

More News On Today's Meeting Between Russian President Putin And Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Putin: Russian-Saudi Teamwork Allows to Stabilize Global Oil Markets -- Sputnik
Putin appreciates Saudi Arabia for joint efforts on oil market stabilization -- TASS
Mohammed bin Salman to Putin: We’ve achieved a lot and strive for more -- Al Arabiya
Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed bin Salman meets Putin in Moscow -- The National
Putin follows Trump with his own Saudi Arabia meeting -- Washington Examiner
Saudi Prince Mohammed Meets With Putin To Discuss Oil, Syria -- OilPrice.com


James said...

It has been talked about before, the distance between Putin and the handshake. This time it's close to Putin and away from the Saudi.

RussInSoCal said...

Putin looks to be about 5'6".

James said...

Now the stage is set for internal terrorism in the Kingdom of Saud.

James said...

Yeah he is short. I'm a little surprised they let that photo through, usually they are pretty careful about that. Something else was more important about the photo.

War News Updates Editor said...

He is 5'6". And skinny.
I agree James. For the Kremlin this was a very important meeting.

Jay Farquharson said...

Yup, much has changed,

-Russian oil and US fracking's killed the Saudi "monopoly",
-the Saudi's are helplessly bogged down in Yemen,
- the R+6 has moved to the stage of slaughtering the Saudi proxies in Syria,
-and the US is compromised and weak.

It's a much different world for the Saudi's than it was 4 months ago.