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Saudi Arabia and Russia ink deal to develop military cooperation

Prince Khalid discussed with Sergey Shoygu ways to enhance military cooperation between Saudi Arabia and Russia.

Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed an agreement to develop joint military cooperation between the two countries.

The Kingdom’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman announced the agreement, which he signed alongside his Russian counterpart Colonel General Alexander Fomin.

Prince Khalid arrived in Russia to attend the International Military-Technical Forum (ARMY 2021).

The minister also met Sergey Shoygu, the Russian defence minister, and discussed ways to improve military cooperation between the two nations.

“We discussed our common endeavour to preserve stability and security in the region, and reviewed shared challenges facing our countries,” Prince Khalid Tweeted after the meeting.

The military expo is being held at the Patriot Congress and Exhibition Center in the town of Kubinka, 63 kilometres west of the Russian capital.