MOSCOW, April 19. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani have discussed the results of the meeting of representatives of oil-producing nations in Doha on April 17 in a telephone conversation on Tuesday, the Kremlin press service said. The discussion was initiated by the Qatari side.
The leaders of the two states also discussed "various aspects of the situation over Syria, particularly in the context of potential coordination of joint efforts to settle the crisis," Kremlin said.
"A special attention was paid to implementation of the agreements reached during the visit of the Emir of Qatar to Russia in January, and other issues related to further development of mutual cooperation in various fields," the press service said.
On April 17, representatives of 18 oil-producing nations met in Doha (Qatar) urged by a sharp oil prices plummet in early 2016 to the level below $30 per barrel, which put pressure on the countries’ budget. The participants of the talks failed to reach an agreement on oil production cap.