Saudi Arabia looking to acquire Russia oil, gas assets
04 October 2017 | 7:00 am
Saudi Arabia is looking at unprecedented deals to acquire oil and gas assets in Russia, deepening ties between the world's largest energy exporters as the Saudi king prepares to visit Moscow later this week.
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