“On Monday and Tuesday, the long-awaited state visits by the Russian president to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates,” he said. Ushakov’s words are quoted by TASS.

According to him, Putin and the king of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdel Aziz Al Saud, will discuss the situation in the Middle East.

“There will be a conversation about the situation in Syria, in the Persian Gulf, in Yemen, as well as about the Palestinian-Israeli settlement,” said Ushakov.

At the end of September, Saudi Arabian ambassador to Russia Raid Khaled Krimli said that Vladimir Putin’s visit to Riyadh will take place in the next two weeks.