During a videoconference held on Wednesday, Iran and Russia were urged to form joint trade and industrial holdings in order to boost the bilateral trade cooperation.
Iran’s Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Mohammad Shariatmadari during a videoconference with Russia’s Minister of Labor and Social Protection Anton Kotyakov called for drawing up the draft for an agreement for exchange of labor force.
Armenia and Azerbaijan on Friday held their first high-level talks after nearly two weeks of clashes over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Efforts of private sectors of Iran and Russia for expanding trade exchanges in the hard time of sanctions still continue by the chambers of commerce of both states.
Javad Zarif arrived in Moscow late on Wednesday to discuss 2015 nuclear deal and major regional developments with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.
Russia announced that Iranian Foreign Minister will travel to Moscow on Thursday to meet with his Russian counterpart.
Tehran Chamber of Commerce Industries Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) and Russia’s Export Center signed a memorandum of understanding on concentration more on bilateral cooperation and boosting trade exchanges.
The military cooperation between Tehran and Moscow is constantly accelerating and "will reach new levels", Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said.
Foreign Minister said that Tehran and Moscow have agreed to extend the cooperation agreement between the two countries for 20 years.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif heading a delegation left Istanbul for Moscow on Tuesday.