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Global Insider: Saudi Arabia Seeks Compromise with Russia Amid Mideast Upheaval

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

This month, Saudi Arabia reportedly offered to buy up to $15 billion worth of Russian arms if Russia would reduce its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. In an email interview, Andrej Kreutz, an expert on Russia-Middle East relations and adjunct assistant professor at the University of Calgary, explained the recent trajectory of Russian-Saudi relations.

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