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EEC Minister Sergei Glazyev and Kazem Jalali, Iranian Ambassador to Russia, discussed prospects for interaction

EEC Minister Sergei Glazyev and Kazem Jalali, Iranian Ambassador to Russia, discussed prospects for interaction

3/26/2021

Sergei Glazyev, Minister in charge of Integration and Macroeconomics of the Eurasian Economic Commission, held meeting with Kazem Jalali, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian Federation, at the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Moscow.

The meeting discussed prospects for mutually beneficial cooperation, including in the sphere of trade, investment and services. In particular, it was noted that Iran and Russia had a lot in common on their international agenda. First of all, it is economic interaction that plays an important role here.

The Iranian Ambassador reported that the Iranian Parliament had ratified the Interim Preferential Agreement on Free Trade Area. According to the sides, this will give a positive impetus to mutually beneficial cooperation.

Sergei Glazyev acquainted his Iranian colleagues with the current agenda of the Eurasian Economic Union.

Kazem Jalali has stressed that he pins high hopes on further deepening and developing Iran's cooperation with the EAEU countries and expressed his desire to visit the Commission’s headquarters in April for further negotiations.​