SAUDI ARABIA HAILS PULL-OUT OF RUSSIAN FORCES FROM SYRIA
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Mar 17 – Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel Al-Jubeir, on Wednesday, welcomed the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, as a ‘positive step,’ Al Arabiya News reported.
Al-Jubeir told reporters that, he hoped the pull-out will force Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, to give compromises and speed up the political solution.
Meanwhile, he denied any major deal between Saudi Arabia and Russia, that is related to the Saudi oil policy and the Russian foreign policy.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin, announced on Monday, that most Russian forces would be withdrawn from Syria.
Russia started helping Syria in Sept, by carrying out air strikes and providing other military assistance, against the militant groups