Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 30
By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:
Iranian and Russian deputy foreign ministers have urged for implementing earlier agreed projects between the two countries including a deal for launching new units at Bushehr nuclear power plant in southern Iran.
Visiting Iranian deputy foreign minister, Ebrahim Rahimpour, has met his Russian counterpart Igor Margulov to discuss the expansion of bilateral ties, Mehr news agency reported.
According to the report, Ebrahim Rahimpour has said that bilateral ties between the two countries has improved over the last several years adding that Tehran and Moscow need to take new measures aimed at strengthening the ties in future.
Igor Margulov said that the volume of trade turnover between the two countries has increased by 80 percent over the first nine months of the current year.
The Russian official described the prospect of cooperation between the two countries as positive expressing Russia’s strong will in implementing joint projects with Iran including the second and third phases of Bushehr nuclear power plant.
In the meantime, the sides discussed the issue of easing visa requirements between the two countries as well as regional issues including the ways for dealing with terrorism.
Iran, Russia call for implementing agreed projects
30 November 2016 14:10 (UTC+04:00)