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Russia's Putin, Saudi King Salman discuss Qatar crisis - Kremlin
June 13, 2017 / 10:56 AM / 5 months ago

Russia's Putin, Saudi King Salman discuss Qatar crisis - Kremlin

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman discussed the Qatar crisis in a phone call on Tuesday, the Kremlin said in a statement.

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during the State Prize awards ceremony marking the Day of Russia at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia June 12, 2017. REUTERS/Natalia Kolesnikova/Pool

A diplomatic row between Qatar and some Arab nations including Saudi Arabia was not helping to unite efforts to try to find a Syria settlement or fight terrorism, the Kremlin said.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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