Timeframe of Russian economic development minister’s visit to Iran announced

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 17

By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:

A delegation led by Russian Economic Development Minister, Alexei Ulyukayev will visit Iran on April 20, Russia's Ambassador to Iran, Levan Jagaryan said in an interview with ISNA on March 17.

The ambassador said that last year trade turnover between Iran and Russia stood at $4 billion and this year these figures decreased by $1.5 billion.

Jagaryan said the main reason for a decrease in trade turnover between the two countries is the money transfer problems that emerged as a result of the sanctions.

He said the meeting of the Iran-Russia Joint Economic Commission is planned to be held in August, or the second part of September.

Translated by E.A.

Edited by S.M.

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