Russia, Saudi Arabia close to sign S-400 missile deal

Reuters | Published: 12:46, Oct 13,2017

 
 
Saudi Arabia, Russia

Russian president Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Saudi deputy crown prince and defence minister Mohammed bin Salman during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, May 30, 2017. – Reuters photo

Russia and Saudi Arabia are on track to sign a contract on supplies of Russia’s advanced S-400 air defence missiles to Riyadh, the Interfax news agency cited an aide to Russian president Vladimir Putin as saying on Friday.

‘The talks are ongoing now, the terms are being agreed,’ the agency cited Vladimir Kozhin as saying. He said the contract could be signed ‘in the nearest time,’ giving no further detail.

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