30 October 2022 - 14:00
  • News Code: 463476
Iran, Russia in Close Oil Cooperation

TEHRAN (Shana) -- A member of the Energy Committee of the Islamic Consultative Assembly said: “Russia is our friend and neighbor and the cooperation capacity between the two countries is very high, especially in the oil and gas industry.”

In an interview with Shana, Mansour Shokrallahi mentioned the 16th meeting of the Joint Economic Commission of Iran and Russia, and stated: “Today, close and good cooperation between Iran and Russia can be seen. The two countries have high potentialities in various sectors and can increase these capacities, especially in the field of attracting capital in oil and gas.”

He added: “Russia is a friendly and neighborly country, therefore Tehran and Moscow having such relations can have a lot in common with each other, also Iran is willing to invest Russian economic activists in the oil and gas sector, participate in fields, swap oil products and export petrochemical products.”

A member of the Energy Committee of the Islamic Consultative Assembly, stating that Iran and Russia have mutually cooperated in the fields of oil and gas since the past, emphasized: “In the recent meetings of the officials of the two countries and the extension of the strategic cooperation agreement between Iran and Russia in the 13th administration, expansion of cooperation between the two countries in the fields of oil and gas is on the agenda so that this sector can provide the basis for the expansion of cooperation in other sectors as a driver of the cooperation between the two countries.”

The meeting of the working groups of the 16th Joint Economic Commission of Iran and Russia started in Grozny, Chechnya, in the presence of experts from different working groups to examine the capacities of cooperation.

The meeting of working groups of oil and gas, banking and finance, transportation, information technology, trade and investment, business groups, science and education, energy, standards, sports, customs, agriculture and industry began this morning (Sunday, October 30, 2022) in the presence of experts and representatives of Iranian and Russian ministries and organizations to examine the capacities of developing relations and prepare the final cooperation documents.

The meeting of various working groups will continue in the morning and afternoon in two sessions in order to negotiate the text of the final protocol of the joint commission of economic partners of Iran and Russia.

The meeting of the deputies of the joint commission for economic cooperation between Iran and Russia will be the final part of today's plans for the meetings of the two sides.

The final summaries for the preparation of cooperation documents and the writing of the final draft of the protocol of the Joint Economic Cooperation Commission will be done on Monday in the presence of experts and deputies of Iranian and Russian ministries and organizations.

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Javad Owji, as the head of the Permanent Committee of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation, will leave for Russia on Monday with a delegation to attend the 16th meeting of the joint commission and sign the final protocol of the commission.

According to the agreements of the two sides, during the holding of the 16th Tehran-Moscow Economic Cooperation Commission in Russia, negotiations on the roadmap for economic cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation and the signing of the aforementioned document will be held.

More than 50 experts and deputies of Iranian ministries and organizations have traveled to Russia in the form of a delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran to attend the meeting of the Economic Commission of Iran chaired by Javad Owji, Minister of Petroleum. Meanwhile, the Russian side is chaired by Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia. More than 150 people from public and private sectors have participated in this meeting in the form of different working groups.

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