Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense, met in Moscow Wednesday with Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, the emphasis on strategic partnerships in the fields of defense and security cooperation, opportunities for developing them in various fields, and latest developments in the region.
The meeting was attended by Assistant Minister of Defense Mohammed AlAyesh, Military Advisor to Minister of Defense Major General Engineer Talal Al-Otaibi, Military Attaché to the Russian Federation Brigadier Mohammed AlMutairi and a number of senior officials of the Russian Ministry of Defense.
Prince Khalid bin Salman and his accompanying delegation arrived in Moscow Tuesday on an official visit to participate in the 8th international security conference and to hold several meetings.
On 25 April 25, Prince Khalid also met with Malaysian Defense Minister Mohamad Sabu (photo) on the sidelines of 8thMoscow Conference on International Security.
During the meeting, they discussed latest developments in the region, aspects of bilateral military cooperation and issues of common interest.
Furthermore, the Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense met with Singaporean Defense Minister Dr. Ng Eng Hen on the sidelines of the conference. Bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing them in various fields, especially the military domain, were discussed.
Lastly, Prince Khalid met in Moscow with First Deputy Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Ikram-ul-Haq.
During the meeting, they discussed existing military cooperation between the two sisterly countries, ways to strengthen it, and joint efforts in combating extremism and terrorism.