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Putin discusses West's oil price cap with Iraqi leader Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Artificial Intelligence Journey international conference in Moscow, Russia

Nov 24 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday discussed Western attempts to cap the price of Russian oil during a phone call with Mohammed Shia al-Sudani, the new Iraqi prime minister, the Kremlin said in a readout of the call.

It said Putin had told Sudani that a price cap would have serious consequences for the global energy market.

"Attempts by a number of Western countries to impose restrictions on the cost of crude oil from Russia were touched upon," the Kremlin's statement said.


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