Saudi King arrives in Moscow on historic visit

It’s the first time in the Kingdom’s history that its monarch is officially visiting Russia.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in Russia on Wednesday on a first visit by a reigning Saudi monarch in the history of bilateral relations, a Sputnik correspondent reports from Moscow’s Vnukovo airport.

King Salman will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 5 to discuss a number of issues, including the stabilization of the situation in the Middle East. A Russian-Saudi investment forum will be held  before the meeting of the two states’ leaders, with more than 200 Russian and Saudi companies expected to attend the event.

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will meet with King Salman on October 6 to discuss joint investment projects.

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