Moscow: At the initiative of the Saudi side, Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. This is stated on the official website of the President of the Russian Federation.
“The issues of further development of multidimensional bilateral cooperation, including the energy sector, were discussed in detail. King Salman confirmed the invitation of Vladimir Putin to visit Saudi Arabia. We agreed to work out the terms of such a visit through diplomatic channels," the message says.
The press service also added that during the conversation the question of the murder of journalist Khashoggi and Syria was also raised.