In Moscow, Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting.

During the meeting, Russian President hailed the historic relations between two countries.

He said that the visit of King Salman will give a great impetus to the common relations.

King Salman in his remarks, emphasized the importance of a political solution to the Yemeni crisis according to the terms of reference.

He further emphasized the importance of preserving the unity of Iraq and the integrity of its internal front.

Earlier, Saudi King and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Salman bin Abdul Aziz arrived in Moscow Thursday for a two-day official visit to Russia.

This is the first visit to Moscow by a reigning Saudi Monarch.

Several investment deals, including those relating to a liquefied natural gas project and petrochemical plants would be signed during the visit.

King Salman will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on regional and global issues.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in an interview has said that the visit of King Salman would contribute to stability in the Middle East.

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