06:55 GMT08 August 2020
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    Ecuadorian, Colombian and Venezuelan oil ministers are holding a meeting on possible oil output freeze in the Ecuadorian capital.

    MEXICO CITY (Sputnik) — Ecuadorian, Colombian and Venezuelan oil ministers are holding a meeting in the Ecuadorian capital of Quito on Friday to discuss possible freeze of oil output.

    The meeting is chaired by Ecuadorian Oil Minister Carlos Pareja, according to the ministry.

    The meeting is attended by delegates from Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. The ministry previously announced that Mexico was due to take part in the regional meeting, but the Mexican Ministry of Energy said the country would participate only as an observer.

    The Ecuadorian ministry said that the meeting was taking place to establish a common position of the countries in the region ahead of a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and non-OPEC countries scheduled to be held in Doha, Qatar, on April 17, regarding the freeze of oil output levels.

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