Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, December 6, met with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in Riyadh as part of a rare Gulf trip.

Taking to X, Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs shared about his meeting with Saudi Crown Prince, posting, “President Vladimir #Putin met with Crown Prince and Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud.”

“We have stable, very good ties in political interaction, the economy and in humanitarian area,” it added.

In Riyadh, President Putin and Mohammed bin Salman helds discussions on “issues of bilateral cooperation in trade, economy and investments, as well as various aspects of cooperation in multilateral formats”.