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Corrected: OPEC is not the enemy of the U.S., UAE minister says

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(Corrects spelling of minister's name)

(Reuters) - The is not the enemy of the United States, Energy said on Saturday in

"We are complementing each other, we are not enemies here," he told an industry conference in Abu Dhabi, addressing the relationship between OPEC and major consuming countries, like the

OPEC and other leading global led by agreed in December to cut their combined by 1.2 million barrels per day in order to balance the starting from January.

The decision came despite U.S. Donald Trump's calls to to refrain from cutting production, saying it would trigger worldwide.

(Reporting by and Maha El Dahan; Writing by Maher Chmaytelli; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)

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First Published: Sat, January 12 2019. 12:52 IST