MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – The United States is trying to
persuade Russia to raise oil output in an effort to lower global
prices, the Interfax news agency cited Russia’s foreign ministry
as saying on Thursday.
The White House on Tuesday said the United States would
release 50 million barrels of crude from the U.S. Strategic
Petroleum Reserve to help cool oil prices, that will start
hitting the market in mid- to late-December.
(Reporting by Anton Kolodyazhnyy; Writing by Alexander Marrow)
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