19 Apr 2024
Thursday 29 February 2024 - 15:04
Story Code : 416463
Source : IRNA

Iran, Russia sign 15 documents to boost cooperation: Minister

The Iran Project : Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Owji has announced that the Islamic Republic and Russia have signed 15 documents to promote bilateral cooperation in political and economic fields.
Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Owji
Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Owji
Accordint to The Iran Project,Owji made the announcement on Wednesday while speaking at the 17th meeting of the intergovernmental commission on trade and economic cooperation between Russia and Iran. The meeting, held in the Iranian capital Tehran, was chaired by Iran’s oil minister and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak.  

The Iranian minister said that the two sides signed 15 documents that call for mutual cooperation in nearly a dozen fields.

“We have signed memoranda of understanding in political, economic and transportation fields, with some of them calling for cooperation in oil and gas sector,” he said, adding that Iranian and Russian representatives, at the Wednesday meeting, also agreed to implement the MoUs previously signed by the two countries.

According to the Iranian minister, other fields of cooperation discussed at the meeting include agriculture, transportation, generators, wagons, turbines, and the construction of the Rasht-Astara railway.

Expansion of cooperation on space and peaceful nuclear energy programs were also discussed, while ways were explored to remove obstacles in banking and monetary fields as well as customs, among other issues, he said.  

On February 23, Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak also said that Russian and Iranian companies are currently negotiating the creation of a gas hub in Iran and the development of gas fields, according to a report by  Russia’s TASS news agency on Wednesday.
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