Code: 82001127 (5228626) | Date: 13/03/2016 | Time: 21:20|
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Russian energy minister due in Tehran for joint economic commission

Tehran, March 13, IRNA – Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak is scheduled to arrive in Tehran late on Sunday heading a high-ranking economic, trade, and agricultural, industrial, oil and gas delegation.

The visit takes place upon the invitation of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi to convene the Iran-Russia Joint Economic Cooperation Commission on Monday.
Novak is also expected to hold meetings with Iranian ministers of petroleum, energy, and roads and urban development.
'During my meeting with Iranian officials, we will talk about the expansion of economic and trade ties and different areas of bilateral cooperation,' Novak told reporters prior to his visit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in September that Russia was highly satisfied with the progress in cooperation with Iran in various areas, including the fight against terrorism and projects on peaceful nuclear energy.

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