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Rosneft CEO asks Putin to meet Glencore, Qatari fund and Intesa

Trading house Glencore and the QIA recently became Rosneft shareholders in a multi-billion-dollar deal partly funded by Italian bank Intesa

Rosneft CEO asks Putin to meet Glencore, Qatari fund and Intesa
Russian oil company Rosnefts CEO, Igor Sechin. (Federico Parra/AFP/Getty Images)

The chief executive of Russia's biggest oil firm Rosneft on Monday asked President Vladimir Putin to receive the company's partners Glencore, Intesa and the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Kremlin said.

Trading house Glencore and the QIA recently became Rosneft shareholders in a multi-billion-dollar deal partly funded by Italian bank Intesa.

Rosneft boss Igor Sechin said at a meeting with Putin on Monday that Rosneft was planning new projects with the three partners and they wanted to tell Putin about the prospects for those projects, the Kremlin said in a statement on its website.

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