MOSCOW, November 19. /TASS/. Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak is not sure that the meeting between OPEC member-states and non-members will take place on December 3-4.
"We gave our confirmation that if the meeting is held, we will come. We were supposed to meet not on the 4th but on the 3rd of December, to hold consultations on the level of experts. But we won’t go there for the summit (December 4 — TASS)," the minister said.
He added that the topic of the global oil market will also be touched upon in the framework of the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries (GECF) and during his visit to Iran on November 21-23.
Earlier, Novak said that Moscow has not yet received an invitation to a meeting of OPEC on December 4, but is ready to take part in it.
He also said that at a meeting held in October at the expert level, it was agreed that consultations will continue in mid-December, not on December 4, as previously planned.
Earlier Novak said that Moscow had not received an invitation for the OPEC summit scheduled on December 4 but was ready to take part in it.
He also said that at the meeting on the level of experts in October an agreement had been reached that consultations would go ahead until mid-December, not December 4 as it was earlier planned.