Saudi crown prince and Russian president discuss global oil markets

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Vladimir Putin agreed to closely cooperate on restricting oil output. (AFP/File)
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Updated 28 May 2020

Saudi crown prince and Russian president discuss global oil markets

  • Vladimir Putin praises Kingdom for its efforts to improve market stability

RIYADH: Russian President Vladimir Putin called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Kingdom’s deputy prime minister and minister of defense, on Wednesday.

During their telephone conversation they discussed the efforts being made to stabilize global oil markets. Putin praised the Kingdom for the prominent role it is playing in helping to achieve this.

The two men also talked about the relationship between their countries and how it might further be developed.
 


Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

Updated 03 August 2020

Saudi Arabia reports 32 new COVID-19 deaths

  • There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Monday announced 1,258 new coronavirus cases and 32 new deaths from the disease.
The new cases reported in the Kingdom increase the total number of people who have contracted the virus to 280,093. 

The recent fatalities raise the Kingdom’s virus-related death toll to 2,949. 

According to the Ministry of Health, 89 of the newly recorded cases were in Riyadh, while there were 75 reported in Al-Hufoof and 65 in Dammam.

There have been a further 1,972 recoveries from COVID-19, taking the total number of recoveries to 242,053.