Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Donald Trump, discussed the global oil markets and the coronavirus pandemic on Friday, the Kremlin press service said, APA reports citing Sputnik.
According to the Kremlin's press service, the two presidents discussed crucial topics of bilateral relations, including space cooperation and the coronavirus pandemic.
"Opinions were exchanged on the situation on the global oil market, including the deal that is being agreed within OPEC+ on oil output reduction to stabilise global oil prices. Trump spoke about his contacts with leaders of some oil producing countries," the press service said.
Putin and Trump agreed to continue US-Russian consultations on this issue.
"The issues related to the coronavirus pandemic were also discussed. Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump assessed steps taken in Russia and the United States to fight the spread of the infection," the Kremlin press service said.
Earlier in the day, the Kremlin stated that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin regarded the new OPEC+ document on oil output cuts as a compromise which brought together the nations that had agreed on oil production cuts.