File picture: Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, left, talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Image Credit: AP

Dubai: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said the Kingdom is ready to act as a mediator between all parties related to the Ukrainian crisis, during a phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Crown Prince underlined the Kingdom’s support for efforts that would lead to a political solution ending the crisis and achieving security and stability.

Touching on the impact of the Ukraine crisis on energy markets, he reiterated the Kingdom’s keenness to maintain the balance and stability of the global oil market.

Bin Salman also highlighted the important role of the OPEC+ agreement in maintaining stability in energy markets.

Bin Salman also spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday, telling him the Kingdom supports everything that contributes to reducing the escalation in Ukraine’s crisis.

The prince also said the kingdom will extend visas of Ukrainian visitors, tourists and residents in the Kingdom, which will expire during this period for three more months, which can be extended, according to SPA.