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Russia says too early to discuss changes to OPEC+ oil deal, Ifax reports

FILE PHOTO: Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak attends the Energy Week International Forum in Moscow
FILE PHOTO: Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak attends the Energy Week International Forum in Moscow

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Alexander Novak, who has the approval of Russian lawmakers to take up the post of a deputy prime minister, said on Tuesday it was too early to talk about possible changes to the OPEC+ deal on oil cuts, Interfax news agency reported.

The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) for OPEC+, an informal grouping of producers that includes OPEC, Russia and their allies, is due to be held on Nov. 17.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Edmund Blair)