Invitations to consultations before the meeting of the Organization of countries-exporters of oil, which is scheduled for December 4, the Russian side has not yet been reported, said the head of Ministry Alexander Novak. If such an invitation is received, the Russian authorities will accept it.
ANTALYA, 16 Nov. Russia is not invited to a preliminary consultation in anticipation of the meeting of the Organization of countries-exporters of oil (OPEC), which will be held on 4 December, said the head of Ministry Alexander Novak.
“Not yet, but we’re ready if all the members of the OPEC and OPEC, who participated in the consultations for the month of October, will agree, of course, we will adopt the proposal and will participate. While we have no information about the fact that all countries in the eve of the meeting of the OPEC summit would like to meet (for consultation),” said Novak journalists, answering the question whether Russia the invitation to participate in preliminary consultations on the eve of the OPEC summit on December 4.
Minister of energy of the Russian Federation noted that at the meeting at the expert level, held in October, was established an agreement to continue consultations in mid-December. “We focus on the middle of December, not the 4th number,” he added.
According to him, signals that consultations be held on the eve of the OPEC summit on December 4, were, but you need to negotiate with all countries.