Putin not planning talks with Trump, Saudi officials, says Kremlin

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4 June 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin is not planning a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s authorities in the coming days, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.

"No, the president does not have these plans for the coming days," Peskov said, answering a question whether the president was scheduled to have any contacts with the US president or Saudi leaders on the eve of the OPEC+ summit.

The Kremlin spokesman noted that Energy Minister Alexander Novak "maintained contact with his vis-a-vis from other countries." "He is in close dialogue. In general, we observe stabilization on international energy resources markets."

Peskov declined to predict the outcome of the upcoming OPEC+ meeting, saying that the Russian Energy Ministry should be briefed on the matter.


The OPEC+ ministerial meeting could be postponed from June 9-10 to a later date in mid-June, Bloomberg reported citing delegates in the oil cartel. This is not the first time the issue on postponing the meeting was discussed.