17 septembrie 2019

Intel: What’s behind Putin’s arms sale proposal to Saudis

al-monitor.com

President Vladimir Putin on Sept. 16 said Moscow was ready to help defend Saudi Arabia if Riyadh buys Russian weapons. Speaking at a press conference following trilateral talks with the leaders of Turkey and Iran in Ankara, Putin discussed the latest attacks on Saudi oil facilities and presented the Saudis with a choice. He said  Russia was prepared to help Saudi Arabia defend itself and that the Saudi political lead ership "just needs to make a wise state decision, as did  Iran by purchasing [...]