The two sides also spoke about Qatar’s withdrawal from the Organization
of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) at Kempinski Hotel before the group’s
175th meeting later on Thursday.
Reduced share of OPEC members in the oil market and the growing involvement
of other countries in the organization’s decisions in recent years, as well as
the cooperation of the two countries for developing the joint South Pars gas
field in Persian Gulf waters were the meeting’s highlights.
The two officials also emphasized expansion of cooperation between the
"Iran is not happy with the departure of Qatar from OPEC and is unaware of the reason behind this decision," the Iranian Minister of Petroleum had said earlier.