On February 22, Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov met with the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Russia Rayed Krimly, at the latter’s request.
 
During the conversation, the officials exchanged opinions on the current aspects of further promoting multi-faceted Russian-Saudi cooperation.
 
They also discussed several key issues on the Middle East agenda, in particular, the situation in Syria, Yemen and the Gulf countries.