• Sat / 3 July 2021 / 14:08
  • Category: Politics
  • News Code: 1400041208340
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Iran, Russia review ways for further expansion of oil, energy cooperation

Iran, Russia review ways for further expansion of oil, energy cooperation

Tehran (ISNA) – Russia’s Energy Minister and Iranian ambassador to Moscow reviewed ways for further expansion of cooperation of the two countries in the fields of oil and energy.

Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov, who is also the chairman of Iran-Russia Economic Cooperation Commission on behalf of Russian government met with Iranian ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali and stressed on the need for further development and expansion of cooperation in oil and energy fields.

Shulginov expressed hope that bilateral economic cooperation and joint projects between Iran and Russia will be promoted in energy, transportation and nuclear fields in the new administration of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

He referred to the joint projects in oil, gas, energy, railway and peaceful energy fields and hoped for developing relations during new Iranian government under President-Elect Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi.

Kazem Jalali, for his part, assured that new Iranian government will put on its agenda reinforcing convergence with Russia.

Important projects in the field of energy are under-implementation between the two countries of Iran and Russia, he said, adding, “Sirik Thermal Power Plant is considered as one of the giant projects which is underway between Iran and Russia.”

“The two countries have established amicable and good relations and it is hoped that this amicable relation would be further expanded,” Jalali emphasized.

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