Earlier, Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud arrived in Moscow to hold talks with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Sputnik goes live as Lavrov and his Saudi counterpart, Farhan Al Saud, give a joint press conference following talks in Moscow.
The top diplomats are expected to exchange views on a broad range of bilateral and international issues.
Ties between Russia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have been on the rise after the OPEC+ deal was struck.
The agreement makes it possible to reduce or increase hydrocarbon production in order to stabilize global energy markets.