Friday 10 April 2020 - 03:26
Trump discusses with Putin, Saudi King OPEC oil deal
Follow-up - Conscious
The leaders of Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United States have renewed a desire to coordinate on the stability of the oil market as an agreement between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on production cuts is near.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz discussed the situation in the oil markets during a telephone conversation, taking into account the extraordinary ministerial meeting of OPEC+, and the upcoming G20 energy ministers' summit, the Kremlin said in a statement.
According to the statement, "the leaders reaffirmed their desire to coordinate the move towards stabilizing the international oil trade and reducing the negative effects of oil price volatility on the global economy.
For its part, the White House announced, early Friday morning, that U.S. President Donald Trump, with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz, discussed the issue of reaching an agreement on oil production.
"President Trump is having a conference call with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi King Salman discussing (reaching) an oil agreement," Assistant To president Dan Scavino said on Twitter.