ER-RIYAD, 10 March – RIA Novosti. The Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia aim to strengthen cooperation in the world hydrocarbon markets and strive to ensure that it is long-term, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
“We reaffirmed the focus on strengthening our cooperation in the world hydrocarbon markets. We do not see any events at this stage that, if implemented, would undermine the interest in our mutual cooperation. This is an objective reality, and it has a long-term, sustainable nature, according to my assessment, “Lavrov said following talks with a colleague from Saudi Arabia, Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud.