Oct 24, 2001, 12:01 AM
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telephone on issues oil-related discuss Chavez Khatami, and Chavez Hugo President Venezuelan -- IRNA , 24 Oct Tehran, Wednesday on conversation telephone a in Khatami, Mohammad President .G-15 and D-8 in cooperation and issues oil discussed OPEC, of head current the as efforts, Venezuela's lauded Khatami oil non-OPEC and OPEC lobbying by prices oil the stabilizes to .countries producing with cooperation full extend to prepared is Iran that vowed He their to stick will members OPEC that hope expressed and OPEC to production their reduce will members non-OPEC and quotas production .markets international on prices oil the stabilize of heads the among consultations for need ''the stressed Khatami sensitive this in countries member the of ministers oil and OPEC ''.times producing oil non-opec to trips his on Khatami briefed Chavez garnering of aim the with Britain and Russia including countries, oil stabilizing and production reducing in collaboration their .prices and regional in role' Important 'Iran's on touched also He a holding in cooperation Iranian for called and arena international .dialog north-south as well as G-15, and D-8 between meeting joint the underscored Tehran, in was who Chavez week, the in Earlier of Organization the of members among efforts coordinated for need 'fair' a at prices oil keep to (OPEC) Countries Exporting Petroleum .level President counterpart Iranian his with meeting a at Speaking oil world in recession looming the recalled Chavez Khatami, Mohammad and ,.S.U the on attacks terrorist 11 September the following markets Iran particularly states, member OPEC among cooperation that remarked .interests their secure to must a was the with cooperate to producers oil non-OPEC on called further He .prices oil falling over concerns existing alleviate to organization by quest collective a highlighted part, his for Khatami, President .level reasonable a at prices oil stabilize to states member OPEC producers of interests the ensure to concern OPEC's reiterated He the of members the among cooperation for pledged and consumers, and stability price bring and interests producers' protect to organization .markets oil world to rotating the holds country whose Chavez Hugo President Venezuelan Saudi Riyadh, from Sunday Tehran at arrived OPEC of chairmanship .issues related oil on Khatami President with talks for Arabia, his up follow to Moscow for evening Sunday Tehran left He most the of one as Russia with subject same the on deliberations .countries producing oil non-OPEC important NB/RR End