During the conversation, they reviewed distinguished bilateral relations between the two countries and opportunities for their development in all fields. They also discussed latest developments in the region and joint cooperation to combat extremism and fight terrorism to achieve security and stability in the region. --SPA
Taking into account the results of Deputy Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman Al Saud’s recent visit to Moscow, the President of Russia and the King of Saudi Arabia discussed current issues of further developing Russian-Saudi relations in various areas and expressed a mutual commitment to intensifying bilateral cooperation.
The heads of state exchanged views on the current situation in the Middle East and North Africa, touching upon the deteriorating situation around Qatar, which, unfortunately, does not contribute to the consolidation of efforts toward the resolution of the Syrian conflict and fighting terrorism.
The two leaders agreed on the continuation of contacts at various levels. Kremlin
Oltre al fatto che alla Russia la guerra siriana inizia a pesare, un prolungamento delle ostilità tra Qatar e Arabia Saudita renderebbe lo scenario meno fluido e agevole per le sue manovre.
Quindi il messaggio di Putin a Sua Maestà (e soprattutto a Mohammed bin Salman) è chiaro.