Putin to visit UAE, Saudi Arabia this week

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia this week, Russian news outlet Shot reported on Monday, citing Putin’s aide Yury Ushakov. The Russian official did not provide any further details.

The announcement of the visit comes after the “OPEC+” alliance, which includes the three countries, agreed last Thursday to voluntary oil production cuts totaling approximately 2.2 million barrels per day.