Trump, Putin discussed close collaboration in fight against coronavirus

Source : 112 Ukraine

Presidents also discussed state of global oil market
22:00, 30 March 2020

112 Agency

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held a telephone conversation and discussed the possibilities of cooperation in the fight against coronavirus. The Kremlin press service reports.

"The heads of state expressed serious concern about the scale of the spread of coronavirus in the world and informed each other about measures being taken in Russia and the United States to counter this threat. The possibilities of closer interaction between the two countries in this direction were discussed," the statement reads.

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The leaders also exchanged views on the current state of the world oil market, and they agreed to hold bilateral consultations at the level of energy ministers.

As we reported earlier, Rosneft Oil Company announced the cessation of activities in Venezuela and the sale of assets related to activities in this country

"Today, Rosneft has entered into an agreement on the sale of shares and termination of its participation in all projects in Venezuela with a company 100% owned by the Government of the Russian Federation. The sale includes shares in the production enterprises of Petromonagas, Petroperija, Boqueron, Petromiranda and Petrovictoria, and termination of its participation in oilfield service enterprises and trading operations," the report said.

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