Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's Defense Minister Prince Mohammed Bin Salman in the Konstantin Palace outside St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 18, 2015. (Grigory Dukor/Pool Photo via AP)
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Saudi Arabia and Russia have signed several key agreements, including on nuclear energy, after President Vladimir Putin met with Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman al Saud.The Saudi atomic and renewable energy body has already signed nuclear cooperation agreements with countries able to build reactors, including the United States, France, Russia, South Korea, China and Argentina.On meeting Putin, the 30-year old Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman announced that King Salman had invited Putin to visit Saudi Arabia.In 2012, Saudi Arabia said it aimed to build 17 gigawatts (GW) of nuclear power by 2032 as well as around 41 GW of solar capacity.
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