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    Russia Agrees With Saudi Arabia, Iran, Venezuela on Meetings at OPEC Summit

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    The Russian Energy Ministry has reached preliminary agreements with Saudi Arabia, Iran and Venezuela on meetings at the upcoming informal meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Algeria, Energy Minister Alexander Novak said.

    RUSSKY ISLAND (Sputnik) – On September 26-28, representatives of 73 member states of the International Energy Forum (IEF) are set to meet in the Algerian capital to discuss oil-related issues. OPEC members are expected to hold informal consultations on the sidelines of the IEF summit.

    "We have preliminary agreed to meet. Iran, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. I think there will be a large number of bilateral meetings there," Novak told journalists on Friday.

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