Crown Prince, Putin discuss OPEC+ and combating COVID-19


RIYADH/MOSCOW — Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman discussed with Russian President Vladimir Putin energy markets and the implementation of agreements by the oil producers group known as OPEC+ on Saturday.

During the phone call, they reviewed world oil markets, and the efforts made to achieve and maintain stability, and support the growth of the global economy.

“Both sides have reiterated their willingness to continue close coordination in this area in order to maintain stability on the global energy market,” Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The two leaders also discussed cooperation in combating the spread of coronavirus infections and the prospect of using the Russian vaccine Sputnik V in Saudi Arabia. — SG