Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 25
Russia intends to provide Iran with the civil aircraft in the near future, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin told RIA Novosti as part of MAKS-2015 August 25.
A representative delegation led by Sorena Sattari, Iranian Vice-President for Science and Technology, has recently arrived in Moscow.
"We do not exclude the possibility that Iran may become one of our partners in the procurement of Russian civil aircraft," Rogozin said.
He said that Iran and Russia are developing the cooperation in nuclear energy.
"This cooperation can be expanded due to aviation, shipbuilding, space industry, the use of space-based services," Rogozin said.
Rogozin said that Sattari would visit a number of research centers working in the field of aviation, in particular, the Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute. Iran has a great interest in it.
Rogozin also said that Russia and Iran would sign a document on the establishment of the High Level Group on cooperation in the sphere of high technologies in Moscow August 26.
"We will sign a document on the establishment of the bilateral High-Level Group," he said. "Besides me, Sattari is expected to lead it."
"The group will examine the possibilities for cooperation between Russia and Iran in areas of mutual interest, first of all, using modern technologies," he said. "Iran has the unique experience of survival in the harsh conditions of sanctions and it acted very adequately and professionally."
Edited by CN