Putin discusses West's oil price cap with Iraqi leader - Kremlin, cited by TASS

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends the Artificial Intelligence Journey international conference in Moscow, Russia, November 24, 2022. Sputnik/Pavel Bednyakov/Pool via REUTERS

(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, according to the state news agency TASS.

It cited the Kremlin as saying Putin had told Sudani that a price cap would have serious consequences for the global energy market.

(Writing by Kevin Liffey; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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