A number of deals were signed during the St. Petersburg meeting, the most important of which was an agreement allowing Russian investment in Saudi Arabia's ambitious nuclear energy plans. "I´m discussing." Venezuela´s oil minister, Eulogio del Pino, also said there were discussions on whether to cut further or extend the deal.
"In particular, we have welcomed the idea offered by the Saudis to create common research and development through cooperation between Saudi Aramco and Gazpromneft", said Novak.
Beyond short-term market drivers, analysts at Barclays bank said oil demand could be seriously dented by improving fuel-efficiency and the rise of electric vehicles (EV).
"At present, RDIF (Russian Direct Investment Fund) and PIF (Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia) have invested more than $1 billion in joint projects (in Russia)".
OPEC and some other non-member producers, including Russian Federation, have agreed to cut crude output which has helped prop up oil prices.
"We are awaiting the king's visit on Thursday", President Vladimir Putin's foreign policy aide, Yury Ushakov, was quoted by the state TASS news agency as saying.
"At the moment, RDIF and Saudi Arabia's Investment Fund have implemented projects worth over $1 billion".
Later the Saudi monarch invited President Putin to Riyadh.
Putin was reacting to comments by Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov who said the 45,000-seat World Cup stadium in Samara, which has been plagued with delays over the past year, was the biggest issue.
As for the arms deal, Saudi Arabia is buying the S-400 air defense system, the Kornet anti-tank guided missile systems and multiple rocket launchers.
They also diverge on Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition has been bombing Huthi rebels since 2015, drawing criticism from Moscow.
"The Russians have gone out of their way to welcome the Saudi King, hoping to open a new page in relations with the wealthy kingdom", said Fawaz Gerges, professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics. "If we relax, we will not fully accomplish the work".
"The stakes are as high for Moscow as for Riyadh".
Trump has repeatedly referred to the Russian campaign to interfere in the presidential election as a "hoax" invented by Democrats. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) to require greater disclosure of the sources of digital political ads.
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Turkey is advising its citizens to leave Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region before flights to the area are suspended. Earlier this week, Iraqi soldiers also took part in a joint military exercise with Turkey.
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In the same time-frame, the amount imported from Iraq dropped by 20%, as Iran replaces Iraq as the top supplier to Turkey. In the last week following the Kurdish referendum, Turkey has held joint military exercises with Iraq.
While coal is expected to remain the largest source of electricity generation in 2022, its lead over renewables will be halved. By the end of 2016, China had increased its solar PV capacity by almost 800 times, with more than 77 gigawatts now installed.
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