RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to continue efforts to stabilize global energy markets during a phone call on Wednesday.

They also discussed a number of topics of common interest including the 2023 BRICS summit. The Kingdom’s keenness to build economic partnerships and its aspiration for cooperation with BRICS countries was also discussed.

The distinguished bilateral relations between the Kingdom and Russia and opportunities to develop them in various fields were also reviewed.