Oil Minister: Sudan has applied for membership in OPEC

MOSCOW, 20 Oct. Sudan has applied for membership in OPEC, waiting for the decision of the organization, told journalists the Minister of oil of Sudan Mohamed Zayed Awad.

“We have already applied and are waiting for the decision”, — said?he did not specify when the application was filed.

“Now everything depends on OPEC. We currently do not have a full membership (organization — ed.) We are waiting to become full members of OPEC”, — the Minister added.

?Sudan discusses possibility of joining the OPEC since 2006, but still has not taken real steps to join the organization. The country is the third largest oil producer in Africa.