Saudi king says kingdom worked with OPEC+ and allies to stabilise oil market

He also said Yemen's Houthis were rejecting peaceful initiatives to end the war

  
Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz gives virtual speech during the 15th annual G20 Leaders' Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 22, 2020. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS Image used for illustrative purpose

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz gives virtual speech during the 15th annual G20 Leaders' Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, November 22, 2020. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS Image used for illustrative purpose

DUBAI- Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz on Wednesday told the United Nations General Assembly that his government worked with OPEC+ and its allies to stabilise the oil market.

In a pre-recorded video address, he also said Yemen's Houthis were rejecting peaceful initiatives to end the war and that the kingdom would defend itself against ballistic missiles and armed drones.

(Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi and Michael Georgy in Dubai. Writing by Raya Jalabi. Editing by Jane Merriman) ((Raya.Jalabi@thomsonreuters.com;))


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