The Sector Vice-president of the Economic Area and People’s Power Minister for Petroleum, Tareck El Aissami, participates in the 14th OPEC and Non-OPEC (OPEC+) Ministerial Meeting, a virtuous mechanism promoted by Venezuela that has allowed the stability of the world energy market to overcome the situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“We are prepared to participate in the fourteenth OPEC+ Ministerial Meeting, a summit of ministers from OPEC and Non-OPEC countries”, said El Aissami in a video released this Thursday on his account @tareckpsuv on the social network Instagram.
VENEZUELA 🇻🇪 presente en la 14° REUNIÓN MINISTERIAL OPEP +— Tareck El Aissami (@TareckPSUV) March 4, 2021
¡Nosotros VENCEREMOS! pic.twitter.com/gvUCUYHXw3
In the message, he highlighted that the OPEC+ mechanism:
“has allowed us to overcome the difficult situation that the Covid-19 pandemic has caused and Venezuela played its leading role in seeking the stability of the world energy market and there we are at the forefront, as always, riding with the leadership of the Bolivarian Revolution, of our president Maduro and together with the Venezuelan people. Long live OPEC+. Thank you very much.”
The Secretary General of OPEC, Mohammad Barkindo, together with the president of RMONO-OPEC+, Abdul Aziz Bin Salmán Al Saud, Minister of Energy, Industries and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia, opened the 14th Ministerial Meeting that has been held from Vienna Austria, via videoconference.
Heads of delegation for the OPEC countries participate in the meeting: Angola, Saudi Arabia, Algeria, United Arab Emirates, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Iraq, Iran, Kuwait, Libya, Nigeria and Venezuela.
For the NON-OPEC countries, the heads of delegation from Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Brunei Darussalan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, Russia, Sudan and South Sudan were present.