The Kremlin responds to the report “Warning and threatening the Saudi crown prince to Putin”


Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Kremlin spokesman Dimitri Peskov commented on the report of the Middle East Eye newspaper about a call that brought together Russian President, Vladimir Putin, and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, last March and witnessed ” An argument and a threat. “

Piskov denied in a statement to the Russian state news agency Tass what was contained in this report, while Russia Today channel quoted Piskov as describing these reports as “pure new nonsense.”

The newspaper said in its report, which was attributed to unnamed Saudi sources, that before the meeting of the OPEC + oil group on 6 March, in which the group had failed to reach an agreement to reduce the volume of production to address the effects of the Corona virus, “there was a communication between the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Prince Muhammad bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The newspaper added that the Saudi Crown Prince “issued an ultimatum and threatened that in the absence of an agreement, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will start a price war,” pointing out that the Russian president “rejected the warning and the call ended badly,” according to what the newspaper attributed to Saudi officials stipulating that no Reveal their names.

“Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and adviser to the US president, Donald Trump, was aware of the phone call between the crown prince of Saudi Arabia and Putin, but he did not oppose that,” the newspaper said, quoting a “second source”, according to the newspaper.


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