Vladimir Putin during state of the nation speech, January 15, 2020 (Photo Credit:

Russian President Vladimir Putin has discussed the question of cutting oil output with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud in a telephone conversation, the Kremlin press service reported on Friday.

“The questions were discussed connected with talks in the OPEC+ framework regarding cutting oil output,” the press service said.

The sides also agreed to continue Russian-Saudi contacts on this issue.

OPEC+ countries have agreed to cut oil output by 10 million barrels per day in May-June.

Source: TASS, April 11, 2020