Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Alvaro Silva Calderon arrives in Moscow Monday on a one-day visit on the invitation of Russian Energy Minister Igor Yusufov. On Tuesday, August 6, the sides will hold talks on the issues of preventing a fall in the world oil prices.
The Russian Energy Ministry reported that there is a certain difference in the setting of a fair price of crude oil.
OPEC adheres to the stance that the price of Russian or OPEC oil should be equal to USD 22-28 per barrel or even USD 30. Russia, on her part, deems it optimal to set the price corridor at USD 22-25 per barrel.
Riyadh will not make contradictory statements, nor will it ask for explanations, as Moscow does in the case of the poisoning of Sergei Skripal
Representatives of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation commented on the state of affairs in the Sea of Azov