UN mission in Ukraine has no powers to assess situation in Crimea, diplomats noteWorld September 25, 21:11
Gentlefan continues: Manchester United fans to get raincoats ahead of encounter with CSKASport September 25, 20:30
US-led coalition denies charges of US units leading Syrian 'opposition' through IS linesWorld September 25, 18:49
Supplies of S-400 systems to Turkey may begin within two yearsMilitary & Defense September 25, 18:14
Ukraine involved in illegal arms deliveries to South Sudan — Amnesty InternationalWorld September 25, 18:01
Russian general's death in Syria result of US double-dealing in war on terror — diplomatRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:42
Russia's top diplomat says conditions in Syria ripe for defeating terroristsRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:07
Russian envoy notes US actions in Syria as Washington's true colors on anti-terror policyRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 25, 17:00
Economy minister believes new technologies will drive Russia’s economyBusiness & Economy September 25, 16:50
MOSCOW, April 4. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have held a telephone conversation emphasizing the need to step up global efforts to fight terror, the Kremlin press service said in a statement.
"The Saudi king condemned the barbaric terrorist attack in St. Petersburg and conveyed his deep condolences to the Russian President and the people of Russia," the statement reads. "The two leaders emphasized the need to step up global efforts to fight terror."
"The parties confirmed their interest in boosting Russian-Saudi political interaction as well as trade and economic cooperation," the statement adds. "Upcoming contacts on various levels have also been discussed."
Besides, the Russian president reiterated his invitation to the Saudi king to make a visit to Russia.
The telephone conversation was initiated by Saudi Arabia.