Kazakhstan, Russia, Iran to sign wheat supply agreement

Business Materials 8 February 2019 12:51 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 8

By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:

Kazakhstan and Russia in February intend to sign an agreement with Iran on the supply of wheat, Deputy Agriculture Minister of Kazakhstan Gulmira Isaeva said, Trend reports via Kazakh media.

She said this agreement is also aimed at joint export of products to third countries.

"It was decided that a document will be prepared, which will be an integral part of the signed agreement [on a free trade zone], which will involve three parties - Russia, Kazakhstan and Iran. This agreement has been prepared, the official signing procedure is scheduled for February 12 in Moscow," Isaeva said.

She noted that the document will be signed by the ministries of agriculture of the three countries.

"The agreement will be signed not for a year, it will be valid for a period while we are interested in supplying products – that is, this is a long-term agreement. If one of the parties wants to revise the agreement, we will be able to do it," Isaeva said.


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