The King of Saudi Arabia, Selman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, came to Moscow, capital of Russia, to make official contacts. After landing king's plane to Vnukovo airport, escalator broke down while King Salman landed on plane.
The 81-year-old Selman, who was waiting for a while with escalator's deterioration, had to walk down rest of ladder.
King Salman of Saudi Arabia came to saint of escalator
The first king of Saudi Arabia to go to Russia
Saudi king at airport, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitriy Rogozin and Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov welcomed.
For first time in history, a Saudi king has made a formal visit to Russia, with this visit, which coincides with Syrian crisis and a period of dispute over Iran's nuclear programme.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said some time ago that y were determined to support process conducted by Saudi Arabia for garing of Syrian opposition groups.
The top manager of Russia's largest oil company, Rosneft, has announced that Saudi Aramco, world's largest oil company, wants to take part in planned IPO next year.
On or hand, two countries continue to cooperate in efforts conducted by OPEC and non-OPEC countries for balancing of oil prices.
As part of a 3-day visit, King Selman will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. As well as developments in oil market in contacts of Selman, situation in Middle East and North Africa and resolution of crises in region will be addressed.