Putin to visit Saudi Arabia in October

Putin to visit Saudi Arabia in October

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia in the middle of October, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said.

Answering a question about the date of Putin's visit to Riyadh, Bogdanov said that Putin is scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in mid-October. Sputnik reported.

Bogdanov added that this visit would enhance bilateral relations between the two countries and would be helpful in comparing notes on the recent events in the Middle East and the Persian Gulf.

Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said that Putin plans to visit the kingdom in October.