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Kuwait: Novak meets with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh al-Sabah amid oil meetings00:35

Kuwait: Novak meets with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh al-Sabah amid oil meetings

Kuwait, Kuwait City
March 26, 2017 at 16:35 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian Minister of Energy Aleksander Novak met the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah at the main residency of Sheikh al-Sabah, the Bayan palace in Kuwait City, on Sunday.

The meeting was held within the two-day visit of Aleksander Novak to Kuwait to take part in OPEC's Second Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee Meeting. The event was also attended by other members of the OPEC ministerial meeting, including Mining Minister of Venezuela Nelson Martinez, Oil Minister of Oman Mohammad bin Hamad al-Rumhi, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi and OPEC secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, among others.

A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers gathered in Kuwait March 25-26 to discuss extending a global deal to reduce oil output.

The meeting of the Joint OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), headed by Kuwaiti Minister of Oil Essam al-Marzouq, took place in Kuwait City over the weekend.

The meeting reviewed last December's Declaration of Cooperation, the landmark deal in which 24 OPEC and non-OPEC countries agreed to curb global oil output. Ministers discussed whether the deal should be extended for a further six months.

Kuwait: Novak meets with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh al-Sabah amid oil meetings00:35
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Russian Minister of Energy Aleksander Novak met the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah at the main residency of Sheikh al-Sabah, the Bayan palace in Kuwait City, on Sunday.

The meeting was held within the two-day visit of Aleksander Novak to Kuwait to take part in OPEC's Second Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee Meeting. The event was also attended by other members of the OPEC ministerial meeting, including Mining Minister of Venezuela Nelson Martinez, Oil Minister of Oman Mohammad bin Hamad al-Rumhi, Iraqi Oil Minister Jabbar al-Luaibi and OPEC secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, among others.

A joint committee of ministers from OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers gathered in Kuwait March 25-26 to discuss extending a global deal to reduce oil output.

The meeting of the Joint OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC), headed by Kuwaiti Minister of Oil Essam al-Marzouq, took place in Kuwait City over the weekend.

The meeting reviewed last December's Declaration of Cooperation, the landmark deal in which 24 OPEC and non-OPEC countries agreed to curb global oil output. Ministers discussed whether the deal should be extended for a further six months.

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