Russia’s Pavlyuchenkova reaches Australian Open quarterfinalsSport January 22, 7:19
IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
MOSCOW, September 26. /TASS/. Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have discussed the ways to strengthen cooperation in the fight against Islamic State and other terrorist groups in a telephone conversation initiated by the Russian side, the Kremlin press service said on Saturday.
"During a telephone conversation held on September 16, the two heads of state exchanged views on regional security, first, from the point of view of seeking ways to settle the situation in Syria and to enhance effective international interaction in the fight against so-called Islamic State and other terrorist groups," the Kremlin said.
Along with this, the two heads of state focused "on the agenda related to settlement of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict with regard to a tense situation around the sacred places in East Jerusalem."
"Mutual interest in promotion of the dialogue on international agenda and the further strengthening of bilateral cooperation in various spheres" were covered in the conversation as well.
Besides, Putin expressed condolences to the Saudi king over numerous deaths in the tragedy near the holy city of Mecca.