Analysis: Moscow and Riyadh grow closer
WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- Russia and Saudi Arabia, on opposite sides during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, are drawing closer. During a recent meeting in Moscow little reported in the foreign press, Saudi Arabia's Secretary-General Prince Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz and Russia’s VTS (Military-Technical Cooperation) agency head Mikhail Dmitriev, in the presence of Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, signed a military-technical collaborative agreement.
JOHN C.K. DALY, UPI International Correspondent