The trade volume of Iran and Russia has surpassed $1b in ten months of the current Iranian calendar year which will end on March 20.
The joint Russia-Iran naval exercise started on Monday in the northern area of the Indian Ocean, the Russian Embassy in Tehran told Sputnik.
Russia and Iran have kicked off joint naval drills in the northern part of the Indian Ocean, spokesman for the Russian Embassy in Tehran Maksim Suslov told TASS on Monday.
Referring to the Russian and Iranian naval drill, the Deputy Coordinator of the Islamic Republic of Iran's Army said that the joint naval drill with Russia demonstrates the naval authority of Iran's Armed Forces.
Referring to the increasing volume of trade between Iran and Russia, a member of the Iran-Russia Chamber of Commerce said that the best way to counter US sanctions is to strengthen economic ties with the Eurasian Union.
Iran considers Russia as one of its main partners in the military and defense field, Khatibzadeh said.
Iran’s ambassador to Moscow and a Russian deputy foreign minister discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and plans to ensure regional peace.
Iran’s envoy to Moscow and head of Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency discussed ways for the resumption of direct passenger flights between the two countries.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman expressed the country’s readiness to boost media cooperation with Russia in order to counter American "media conspiracies".
Moscow and Tehran roundly reject an underway effort by the US to “permanently” extend an arms embargo against Iran that will legally expire next month.