Saudi Arabia, Russia, new era of military cooperation

Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khaled Bin Salman arrived last Monday (25/8/21) in Moscow, to attend the Army 2021 International Military-Technical Forum.

During his two-day visit, Prince Khaled met with several Russian officials, including notably Minister of Defense Sergey Shoygu, and signed a military cooperation agreement with his Russian counterpart Colonel General Alexander Fomin.

Meanwhile, there is talk that on eve of Prince Khaled’s visit, Saudi Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammad Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz confirmed that “a new era of military cooperation with Russia has begun”.

Tactical Report has prepared a 385-word report to shed more light on the Saudi-Russian cooperation agreement and on the significance of Prince Khaled’s visit.

[Fully reproduced in TR Weekly 28/35 – August 27, 2021]

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