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New Saudi energy minister calls for OPEC 'cohesiveness'

Saudi Arabia's new energy minister has again called for "cohesiveness" in OPEC ahead of a meeting in Abu Dhabi.

Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman made the comment on Thursday at a meeting of OPEC's Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.

The prince said: "To achieve market stability, it's important we sustain a high level of cohesiveness."

Saudi Arabia's new Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, right, and OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo speak to journalists at the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Prince Abdulaziz said on Monday that oil producers "have to share responsibility" to balance the market in comments that marked his debut since being named the kingdom's new oil minister the previous day. (AP PhotoJon Gambrell)

Saudi Arabia's new Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman speaks to journalists at the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Monday, Sept. 9, 2019. Prince Abdulaziz said Monday that oil producers "have to share responsibility" to balance the market in comments that marked his debut since being named the kingdom's new oil minister the previous day. (AP PhotoJon Gambrell)