Russia's Novak urges OPEC+ members to comply fully with output pact

He also said that the monitoring panel should discuss the impact of the coronavirus crisis

  
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak arrives at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria December 6, 2019.

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak arrives at the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, Austria December 6, 2019.

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MOSCOW- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in his opening remarks to an OPEC+ panel online meeting on Thursday urged participants in the group's oil reduction pact to fully comply with their promised cuts.

He also said that the monitoring panel should discuss the impact of the coronavirus crisis as oil markets have been recovering with difficulty.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin and Olesya Astakhova; editing by Jason Neely) ((vladimir.soldatkin@reuters.com; +7 495 775 12 42;))

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