UNDP, a U.N. agency with about $5billion in donor contributions a year, was seeking to boost investments in remote rural areas
Two Republican lawmakers, and no Democrats, were expected to attend the first meeting
The missile used to shoot down the plane on July 17, 2014 came from a Russian military unit
Novak said the meeting could take place either next week or the week after.
Novak also said he believed average oil prices would stand at over $60 per barrel in 2018.
UAE-linked DNO reported receipt of $47.23mln from the Kurdistan Regional Government as payment for February 2018 crude oil deliveries.
Rupee depreciation has resulted in a substantial increase in remittances to India.
A slew of major Russian companies, specialised in energy, space, military industry, science, and culture, are interested to invest in Saudi Arabia
The loan, with a one-year maturity, is being arranged by Commercial Bank of Dubai, Emirates NBD, and Noor Bank, said the sources.
The project was of economic importance to Baghdad as this is the first oil project in the capital, the statement said
China, the dollar and oil are once again the dominant factors
Trump's China comments were an ugly start to the U.S. trading session on Wednesday