Tehran is determined to strengthen relations with Russia

Mizan / Minister of Oil of our country, following his presence in Russia, stating that many changes and developments have taken place in the international arena, said: “In any case, Iran-Russia relations will not change and Tehran is determined to strengthen relations with Russia.”


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The Minister of Oil of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, who has traveled to Moscow to study the situation in the global oil market, met with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak and Minister of Energy Nikolai Shelginov on Monday.
The meeting was attended by Kazem Jalali, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Saedi, Member of Parliament, Rahimi Mozaffari, members of the Board of the Energy Commission and Behrouz Nemati, Advisor to the Minister of Oil and members of a high-ranking Russian delegation.

Bijan Zanganeh in this meeting, referring to the expanding cooperation between Tehran and Moscow in various fields, especially in the field of oil and gas, said: “Fortunately, this cooperation is expanding day by day.”
Referring to Russia’s important and positive role in OPEC and OPECPlus, he added: “In the current situation, including the imposition of harsh US sanctions on Iran and Russia, strengthening convergence and cooperation between the two countries is very important and effective.”
Zanganeh noted that in recent years there has been close cooperation between the two countries in the field of oil and energy: “We still want to deepen this cooperation in order to neutralize the consequences of sanctions.”
The Minister of Oil of our country, stating that many changes have taken place in the international arena, said: “In any case, the relations between Iran and Russia will not change and Tehran is determined to strengthen relations with Russia.”
The Russian Deputy Prime Minister also expressed satisfaction with the growing relations between the two countries and said: “Russia definitely wants more convergence with Iran in all fields, especially in the field of oil and energy.”
Alexander Novak added: “In recent years, consultations between OPEC members and OPEC Plus have been effective, and Russia has tried to play a constructive role.”
“Iran and Russia have always had close and growing cooperation in the field of oil and energy, and this cooperation will continue,” Alexander Novak said.

It is worth mentioning that in this meeting, the two sides drew a roadmap for the continuation and development of cooperation between the two countries, regardless of international political developments. They also emphasized the pursuit and implementation of agreements and understandings related to the energy sector in the form of a joint commission for cooperation between the two countries.




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