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OPEC+ agrees largest ever oil output cut of 9.7 million bpd: sources

LONDON (Reuters) – OPEC, Russia and other oil producing nations agreed on Sunday to cut output by a record amount, representing around 10% of global supply, to support oil prices amid the coronavirus pandemic, sources said.

The group, known as OPEC+, agreed to reduce output by 9.7 million barrels per day for May-June after a compromise with Mexico, two OPEC+ sources said.

(Reporting by OPEC Newsroom; Writing by Dmitry Zhdannikov; Editing by Alison Williams)

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