Tehran, Iran, Mar. 21
By Mehdi Sepahvand – Trend:
Iran-Russia relations are historically powerful, Tehran’s Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanaei said.
Sanaei made the remark in an address on the occasion of Nowruz, IRNA news agency reported March 21.
He said relations between Iran and Russia in almost the past four years have been unprecedented and historic, and hoped that President Hassan Rouhani’s imminent visit to Moscow will result in drastic elevation of mutual cooperation.
He added that conclusion of key protocols for economic and commercial relations and scientific and technological cooperation testify the claim.
The diplomat said both countries managed to overcome stagnation of economic ties, and volume of trade showed more than 80 percent growth in 2016 compared to the previous year.