Azerbaijani capital city Baku hosted Friday a joint event on development prospects of "North-South" Transport Corridor—and with participation of Azerbaijani, Russian, and Iranian officials, APA reported.
As major players in the world and West Asia’s political and economic scene, Iran and Russia have been expanding political and economic ties for many years, however, the relations between the two countries have entered a whole new level over the past few months.
Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Ali Salehabadi says a series of major banking agreements reached between Iran and Russia, including those concerning the use of mutual currencies for bilateral trade, will take effect soon.
Head of Iran-Russia Joint Trade Council Mr. Vladimir Abedinov in meeting with Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce Gholam-Hossein Shafei said Moscow is seeking the boost of Russia-Azerbaijan-Iran-Pakistan rail route for fascinating the trade trend.
Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the Islamic Republic is serious about achieving a lasting agreement through the Vienna talks on the removal of sanctions, adding that an agreement would be possible if the Americans acted realistically.
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation hosted an Iran-Russia business forum in Moscow on Thursday, IRNA reported.
President Ebrahim Raisi says Iran and Russia create security in the region and prevent unilateralism, expressing hope that his visit to Moscow could be a “turning point” in bilateral relations.
Iran in the south and Russia in the north of the Caspian Sea have strategic access to the world's free zones and open seas.
Moscow and Tehran are preparing contacts at the highest level, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Baqeri gave various interviews with Russian media outlets during his two-day trip to Moscow. In the interviews, he outlined Iran’s political positions in various issues, including the 2015 nuclear deal (JCPOA), Afghanistan, and sanctions of the United States.