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    Russian Energy Minister to Visit Saudi Arabia Next Week - Source

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    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (Sputnik) - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will visit Saudi Arabia next week, a source close to the official told reporters on Wednesday at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF).

    Earlier on Wednesday, Novak said that he planned to visit Saudi Arabia in the near future to meet with Saudi officials ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to the Middle Eastern country in October.

    The Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency is an official media partner of the EEF. The event is taking place on 4–6 September in the city of Vladivostok. Last year, the forum was attended by 6,000 guests from over 60 countries, who made deals worth almost $45 billion.

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