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Presidents of Iran and Russia support development of energy cooperation, including swap;

Dr Raisi: We pursue relations with Russia within the framework of strategic relations/ Putin: The volume of trade and economic relations between the two countries has increased in recent months

"Iran pursues interaction with Russia within the framework of strategic relations," said the President, adding, "Relations between the two countries in the field of trade exchanges and also cooperation in the field of energy are ongoing at a high level, but with regard to the existing potentials in the two countries, these relations still have great potential for development”.

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Thu 30 - June 2022 - 09:48

Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi met with the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Wednesday evening during his visit to Turkmenistan, and said, "After my visit to Russia, numerous mutual visits by the related officials have taken place to pursue the agreements reached between the two countries, and the process of the implementation of these agreements is at a good pace”.
The President said that Iran pursues its interactions and relations with Russia within the framework of strategic relations, adding, "Relations between the two countries in the field of trade and energy cooperation are at a high level, but given the existing areas in both countries, these relations still have great potential for development”.
Dr Raisi stressed the need for the two countries to support the strengthening of the North-South corridor and said, "Iran and Russia have good capacities for cooperation in the field of energy, including swaps”.
The President also stressed that the necessary mechanisms to strengthen the banking and monetary relations between Iran and Russia should be strengthened regularly, stating, "Financial exchanges between the two countries should be in an framework that is independent of the Western financial system so that no country can infiltrate in it and put pressure on it”.
The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, also expressed his satisfaction that the Sixth Summit of the Caspian Sea Littoral States has given him the opportunity to meet with Ayatollah Raisi, noting, "In recent months, the volume of trade and economic relations between the two countries have had a good increase, and this path must continue”.
Putin also welcomed the proposal of President Raisi to increase cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy, including swaps.
The President of Russia also asked Ayatollah Raisi to convey his warm greetings to Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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