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"We've seen that the worst is over. We all tolerated the dropping of oil prices," al-Sada said. Yet it's clear that tensions still exist within OPEC. That's especially true between Saudi Arabia and Iran, which is focused on ramping up production to pre-sanctions levels despite the recent supply glut. Just like after the failed Doha "freeze" summit in April, Iran wasn't on board with any output limits. Despite the recent squabbles and failure to reach agreements, OPEC officials attempted to present a united front. Al-Sada insisted the meeting was "successful" and OPEC is a "very valuable organization and we are all behind it." OPEC's outgoing secretary-general also tried to ease concerns over OPEC's waning influence. "Don't take that notion that OPEC is dead. OPEC is alive," said al-Badri.