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Salehi: Bushehr power plant symbol of Iran-Ruassia cooperation

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Nov 6, IRNA -- Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said here on Sunday Bushehr nuclear power plant is a symbol of Iran-Russia copperation.

He made the remark in a meeting with new Russian Ambassador to Iran Leon Jagarian who submitted a copy of his credentials to Salehi.

“Bushehr power plant as a symbol of Iran-Russia cooperation proves that the two countries can exchange views and cooperate at regional and international levels.

Pointing to the Iran-Russia excellent relations, Salehi said unfortunately the volume of trade exchange between the two countries is not enough while they have high potentials in this regard.

Expressing Iran’s readiness to increase the current volume of economic exchange by 10 billion dollars, he said the two countries can expand their cooperation in such fields as politics, economy, trade, culture, oil and gas and power plant construction.

Jagarian described the recent meeting between the Iranian and Russian Presidents in Astana, Kazakhstan as a new phase in the two countries' relations.

He also expressed his country's readiness to cooperate with Iran at regional and international levels.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30650801

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