Saudi Arabia's King Salman (2nd L) stands next to Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin (2nd R) during a welcoming ceremony upon his arrival at Vnukovo airport outside Moscow, Russia October 4, 2017. REUTERS
MOSCOW – 4 October 2017: The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, arrives in Moscow for a historically significant first ever visit to Russia, Sputnik news agency reported.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia arrived in Russia on Wednesday on a first visit by a reigning Saudi monarch in the history of bilateral relations.
King Salman will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 5 to discuss a number of issues, including the stabilization of the situation in the Middle East. A Russian-Saudi investment forum will be held before the meeting of the two states' leaders, with more than 200 Russian and Saudi companies expected to attend the event.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will also meet with King Salman on October 6 to discuss joint investment projects.