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Saudi energy minister meets U.S. Iran envoy in Vienna, Tehran irate

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VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih met U.S. special representative for Iran Brian Hook in Vienna on Wednesday, sources familiar with the meeting said.Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh criticised Hook over the meeting for what he said was his "meddlesome approach".Hook, a senior policy adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, met Falih a day before an OPEC meeting in Vienna which is due to debate oil production cuts.U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Saudi Arabia to refrain from output cuts in order to keep oil prices low. He said higher oil supplies were a ...

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 00:17 IST
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