Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Russia’s Putin discuss COVID-19, OPEC+ agreements

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin. (AP)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman discussed energy markets and the implementation of agreements by the oil producers group known as OPEC+, the Kremlin said in a statement on Saturday.

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“Both sides have reiterated their willingness to continue close coordination in this area in order to maintain stability on the global energy market,” it said.

The two leaders also discussed cooperation in combating the spread of coronavirus infections and the prospect of using the Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Saudi Arabia.

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Last Update: Saturday, 17 October 2020 KSA 17:24 - GMT 14:24
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