Novak called the conditions for a further discussion of freezing oil


Further advice on freezing the oil will not make sense until, while together not agree the member countries of OPEC. About this on “Kommersant FM” said the Minister of energy Alexander Novak.

“Until you agree [OPEC members] probably makes no sense to talk about whether any further consultations… We need for new consultations assurance that these agreements will be discussed, will actually be achieved,” — said Novak (quoted by TASS).

Earlier on Wednesday, Bloomberg citing the Deputy Minister of oil of Iraq Fayyad al-NIMA said that a new meeting of OPEC members and other oil producers, which will discuss freezing, can pass in Russia in may.

Commenting on the planned meeting, said the New reporter: “there is No such agreement. First, they have until June to settle a situation, and then we’ll understand [will meet] (quoted by RIA Novosti).

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