|10 October, 2019

Saudi Arabia, Russia plan deals for $2bln during Putin's visit to Riyadh

The deals to be signed will include agriculture, the railway, fertiliser and petrochemical sectors, Kirill Dmitriev, RDIF's chief, said.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russia's President Vladimir Putin speak during a meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019.

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russia's President Vladimir Putin speak during a meeting at the G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019.

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MOSCOW- Russia and Saudi Arabia plan to sign 10 deals worth more than $2 billion during Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Saudi Arabia next week, the head of Russia's RDIF sovereign wealth fund told reporters on Thursday.

The deals to be signed will include agriculture, the railway, fertiliser and petrochemical sectors, Kirill Dmitriev, RDIF's chief, said.

(Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya; Writing by Polina Devitt; Editing by Alison Williams) ((Polina.Devitt@thomsonreuters.com; +7 495 775 12 42; Reuters Messaging: polina.devitt.reuters.com@reuters.net))

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