Russia and Saudi Arabia

Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince hold phone talks

Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince hold phone talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud took note of the importance of fulfilling OPEC+ agreements to maintain stability on the global market in their conversation, the Kremlin’s press …

Saudi Arabia doubles fuel imports from Russia

Saudi Arabia doubles fuel imports from Russia

From April to June 2022, Saudi Arabia imported 647 thousand tons of Russian fuel. This was reported by Reuters with reference to the market data and the traders' comments. This is more than twice as much as in the same period in …

Lavrov holds talks with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia

Lavrov holds talks with Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia

On Tuesday, May 31, a meeting was held in Riyadh between Russian and Saudi Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud. At the beginning of the meeting, the Kingdom's Foreign Minister noted that he was glad to …

Lavrov arrives in Riyadh

Lavrov arrives in Riyadh

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Riyadh as part of a trip to the countries of the Persian Gulf. According to RIA Novosti, Lavrov will hold talks with his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud. It is noted …

Saudi Arabia signals support for Russia’s role in OPEC+

Saudi Arabia signals support for Russia’s role in OPEC+

Saudi Arabia has signalled it will stand by Russia as a member of the Opec+ group of oil producers despite tightening western sanctions on Moscow and a potential EU ban on Russian oil imports. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the energy …

Putin discusses OPEC + with Saudi Crown Prince

Putin discusses OPEC + with Saudi Crown Prince

Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, the Kremlin press service reports. "Topical issues of bilateral cooperation, including in the trade and economic …

Russian and Saudi top diplomats discuss Ukraine and Yemen

Russian and Saudi top diplomats discuss Ukraine and Yemen

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov informed his Saudi counterpart, Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, about Russia’ special operation in Ukraine and peace talks with Kiev, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday. …

US cooling could help Russia boost ties with Saudi Arabia

US cooling could help Russia boost ties with Saudi Arabia

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov paid a visit to Saudi Arabia earlier this month as part of his tour of the Gulf countries. Lavrov was received by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on March 10 and met with his Saudi counterpart …

Putin and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince discuss oil agreements

Putin and Saudi Arabia’s crown prince discuss oil agreements

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have held a telephone conversation to discuss the possibility Saudi Arabia might use Russian vaccines against the novel coronavirus, …

Saudi Arabia: cooperation with Russia in OPEC+ helped stabilize oil markets

Saudi Arabia: cooperation with Russia in OPEC+ helped stabilize oil markets

Saudi Arabia's cooperation with Russia within OPEC+ has helped stabilize crude markets and the kingdom looks forward to further collaboration with Moscow as the world's biggest oil exporter seeks to remain a key player in market stability, the kingdom's foreign minister Faisal bin Farhan said

Saudi Arabia to restart price war with Russia?

Saudi Arabia to restart price war with Russia?

The price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia on the global oil market may start again when prices return to the level of $50-55 a barrel, Department Director of S&P Global Ratings in Russia Alexander Gryaznov said. "Some kind …