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Russia’s Lavrov, U.S. Pompeo discuss oil markets, coronavirus: statement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is seen after a joint news conference with his Finnish counterpart Pekka Haavisto in the House of the Estates in Helsinki

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo agreed on a call on Friday to continue coordinating efforts to overcome the crisis in oil markets and the challenges posed by the new coronavirus, a statement said.

The Russian foreign ministry statement said the conversation followed five phone calls between the two countries’ presidents, that have taken place since April 9.

(Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Chris Reese)

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