[size=36]Oil Minister arrives in Moscow to discuss cooperation in the oil and gas sector and the OPEC + agreement[/size]
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, Minister of Oil, Ihssan Abdul-Jabbar, arrived in the Russian capital, Moscow, on Wednesday, to discuss bilateral relations between Iraq and the Russian Federation, while stressing the importance of increasing the volume of cooperation and developing it in the interest of the two countries.
Abdul-Jabbar met with Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexander Novak, according to a statement to his media outlet, of which Mawazine News received a copy.
According to the statement, Abdul-Jabbar said, "This visit comes in response to the invitation of the Russian Minister of Energy, in the context of strengthening bilateral relations, especially in the oil and energy sector, and discussing a number of joint cooperation files with Russian companies in developing oil and gas fields, as well as coordination and communication regarding an agreement." OPEC Plus. "
He directed an invitation to Novak to "participate in the OPEC Plus meeting held today through the electronic platform, due to the importance of the Russian role in this agreement and the global oil market, and the two countries' keenness to stabilize the oil market and restore balance to it in light of the challenges facing the oil market, and to work on Cooperating with other producing countries to achieve this goal. "
For his part, the ministry’s spokesman, Asim Jihad, said, according to the statement, “The Minister of Oil met with the Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Nikolai Shulginov and the President of LUKOIL Vagit Al-Kabirov, where they discussed expanding the horizons of joint work and cooperation between Iraq and Russia in the oil and energy sector. And the role of Russian companies operating in Iraq. "
The Minister of Oil, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar, arrived in the Russian Federation at the head of a delegation that included the General Director of the Basra Company, the Oil Marketing Company, the Director General of the Economic Department, Studies and Planning, and the Director of the Minister’s Office.