"A meeting between Putin and King Salman will mark an important stage in bilateral relations", he said.
The Kingdom is looking to acquire stakes in at least two oil and gas companies in Russia, Saudi sources close to the talks told Bloomberg, requesting anonymity because of the private nature of said talks.
Novak said energy and oil ministers from more than half of OPEC's members will visit Moscow to take part in the Russian Energy Week 2017 forum.
Putin visited the Saudi capital of Riyadh in 2007, in the only visit by a Russian leader to the oil-rich Gulf kingdom.
A thaw between Moscow and Riyadh helped reach a landmark oil deal in November in which the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 other oil-producing countries, including Russian Federation, agreed to cut their production in a bid to push up oil prices.
"The visit of the Saudi Arabian king [Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud] and his big delegation is considered to be historic, as this is the first visit of the head of the Kingdom to Russian Federation".
Asked about ties with Riyadh during a panel discussion at an global energy conference Wednesday, Putin responded that Moscow doesn't see close U.S. -Saudi relations as an obstacle for closer cooperation with the Saudis, and added that alliances tend to shift.
Despite spectacular price gains for crude on Friday, the call for consistently higher prices is louder than ever and coming from two fronts: Saudi Arabia, which needs oil to be at least in the $60s in order to make feasible its long-planned IPO of Saudi Aramco; and us shale producers, who despite posting healthy profits in 2017 need better prices for their investments to pay off in the long term.
The two countries led the agreement between OPEC and non-OPEC producers to cut crude production till the end of March 2018.
The Jaish-e-Mohammad, the Pakistan-based militant outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack, news agency PTI reported. The airport, which was initially cordoned off, was re-opened for civilians flying out of Srinagar .
Leading up to the referendum, Netanyahu endorsed Kurdish statehood, making Israel the only nation to officially back the move. The spokesperson for the Foreign Office (FO) said on Monday that the Kurdish referendum held in Iraq lacks legitimacy.
Passengers flying to Arbil wait to check-in for their flight at Ataturk International airport in Istanbul yesterday. Military exercises to take place near Iran's border with Iraqi Kurdistan in response to "illegitimate" referendum .
First, the recent loss of Senator Luther Strange nearly certainly opens the door for anti-establishment primary challenges. Asked if he will work with McConnell, Moore says he'll work with anyone that "stands for a conservative agenda".
According to Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Abul Hasan Mahmood Ali, around 3,000 Rohingya have been killed in the crackdown. There was no immediate comment from Suu Kyi's representative, who was to return to his country on Monday.
OJ is well-known for being acquitted in 1955 following the murder of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown, and her friend Ron Goldman . He becomes eligible for release Sunday (09-01-17), but LaVergne said he doesn't know where or when it will happen.
Bale faces being ruled out for up to four weeks which makes him a doubt for potential World Cup playoffs next month. Wales are now in second place in Group D, four points behind leaders Serbia and one point above the Republic.
On September 3, Pakistan violated truce agreement and fired unprovoked in Krishna Ghati sector along the Line of Control . Pakistan's army said on Monday that Indian forces' cross-border shelling has killed a civilian and injured four others.
On Saturday morning , she responded to the president's tweet by saying nothing can distract from the priority of saving lives. Shaun King, a writer and liberal activist with a popular social-media presence, said the president's tweet targeting Ms.
Facebook's " Lite " version of its Messenger app is now available for Android users in the Google Play Store . People seem to enjoy its simple nature and data-friendly approach, even if they do have high-end smartphones.
Ironically, the controversy helped the track move to the top of the iTunes chart in Australia this week. The criticism has been led by former prime minister, Tony Abbott, and Liberal senator, Eric Abetz.
Shedding Light on Domestic Violence
Jenks. "Today, we renew our commitment to educating our community, in an effort to break the cycle of violence". One by one their names were read, 50 victims of domestic violence in the Wabash Valley .
Halo Mixed Reality Experience Coming Later This Month
It stands out because it has dual-OLED displays, each with a higher 1400 x 1400 resolution and 110-degree field-of-view. But most of all , we can't wait for you to take the Samsung HMD Odyssey out for a spin, and see it for yourself.
Bears-Packers game resumes after lightning delay
Bears: Jordan Howard ran for 53 yards on 18 carries, including a 3-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. They asked fans to join in the stands and at home, though it did not appear that many fans locked arms.
Oklahoma State at Texas Tech
During the bye week, coach Mike Gundy's squad must clean up some of the issues that popped up against the Red Raiders. Right before halftime, Tech scored a field goal to tighten the gap to 21-17 with Oklahoma State still in the lead.
NFL players kneel during national anthem at London game
I also think the Dolphins will move the ball on this New Orleans defense, which has been very suspect against the pass. The Saints will face a pair of NFC North powers in Detroit and Green Bay looming after a bye in Week 5.