Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that his nation owns “very friendly personal relations” with Saudi Crown Prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman.
Putin is on his first visit to Saudi Arabia in over a decade, where he addressed the Arab broadcasters in an interview, as well as Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV.
At that moment the stress in the region supposed to be very high after the oil installations attacks in Saudi Arabia that brought heave in prices and the seizure of tankers in the Gulf.
Mr. Putin also explained Arabic reporters that Moscow has been learning new investments in Saudi Arabia. Nonetheless, Russian company Sibur Holding has been seeking a building a petrochemical complex in Saudi with investment worth over $1 billion.
Actually Russia carries a goal to work with Saudi to become stable oil market, so Moscow will be associating with Saudi Arabia against any “attempt to destabilize” the oil market, Putin added saying in the interview, on the event during his visit to Riyadh.
He said, “If anyone believes that acts such as the seizing of tankers or strikes against oil infrastructure could in any way affect the cooperation between Russia and our Arab friends… they are very wrong,”
Putin, continued, “We will absolutely work with Saudi Arabia and our other partners and friends in the Arab world… to reduce to zero any attempt to destabilise the oil market,”
As being a non-member in past, Russia has cooperated intimately with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), is led by Saudi Arabia.
The group has been limited its supply moving to a rebound in prices following the fall down of 2014-2015, that brought bad effects on the Russian economy.
Putin told, “Our goal is to stabilize the situation in the global hydrocarbon market,”
Saudi Arabia regime including the United States and a number of European nations charged Iran with the drone attacks on Saudi infrastructure belong to them.
On the other side, Tehran had refused the allegations, which were claimed by Huthi rebels of Yemen.
Putin also let us know that Moscow has all set to get in an investigation into the incidents. He also claimed to have impressive role in this case as his ties are pleasant with all the countries in the region.
Russian president believes that his regime could have brought ease tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.