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Russian energy deals underline Moscow’s growing involvement in the region
Saudi energy minister Khalid Al-Falih was among the more notable visitors to the annual St Petersburg International Economic Forum, held in Russia’s second city from 24-26 May. Falih held talks with his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak to discuss how to move forward with an oil production pact which has now been in place for more than a year between members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and some non-members led by Russia.
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