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Saudi Arabia Will Take Firm Line At Geneva OPEC Meeting

It is now clear that Saudi Arabia plans to take a firm line against anyattempts that may be made at the 11 March OPEC Ministerial Meeting in Geneva topressure the Kingdom into agreeing to a very substantial cutback in its crudeoil output in the second quarter. In this connection an official Saudi oilsource commented to MEES: "The circumstances prevailing before 2 August1990 are no longer valid. We are no...