11 Oct 2023 13:07

Novak: Russia and Saudi Arabian discuss global oil market, partnership within OPEC+

MOSCOW. Oct 11 (Interfax) - Russia and Saudi Arabia discussed the state of the global oil market amid the of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, as well as cooperation within OPEC+, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said following the Russian-Saudi talks within the framework of the joint intergovernmental commission, which is taking place on the sidelines of Russian Energy Week.

"Of course, this was at our internal meeting [on OPEC+ cooperation]. One of the most important topics we discussed today. We are in constant contact and we used such an opportunity in our meeting to discuss the situation in the market," Novak said.

The Saudi delegation is led by Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, the Saudi co-chairman of the intergovernmental commission.