Iran and Russia reached agreement on launching two satellites into orbit, the MEHR News Agency reported.
According to the information, Iran and Russia reached an agreement on launching two satellites into orbit in order to study distance communication. The agreement was reached during Iran's Communications and IT Minister's last visit to Russia. Both satellites will be launched into orbit during the current year.
The information was confirmed by the Adviser to the Iran's Communications and IT Minister's,
Mohammed Hosseinpoor, who said that during the minister's visit to Russia construction of the country's fiber optic canal across the Caspian Sea was discussed.
According to him, discussions should be held with the Caspian countries in order to construct this channel.