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Iran, Russia stresses strengthening sustainable economic cooperation in Eurasian region

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sun / 13 November 2022 / 12:25

Tehran (ISNA) - Welcoming Russia's desire to strengthen economic cooperation with the Islamic Republic of Iran, President Ebrahim Raisi described the expansion of infrastructure links, including the strengthening and development of transportation lines in the Eurasian region, as boosting trade relations and economic cooperation in the region.

Speaking in response to the phone call of Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday evening, President Raisi referred to the increase in diplomatic and economic exchanges between the two countries and said, "Political and economic consultations are important in improving the level of relations and strengthening the cooperation between the two countries".

Vladimir Putin, for his turn, stressed the special geographical position of Iran and considered the North-South Corridor to be effective in reducing the time and costs of transporting goods.

He stated, "This transit route will become an attractive route for the economy and trade in the world".

Putin also referred to the visit of a Russian business delegation consisting of 100 people to Tehran as the third largest Russian economic delegation to Iran and noted that Iran and Russia have many capacities and fields to expand interactions with each other.

Also, the Russian president once again expressed his sympathy with the government and people of Iran regarding the terrorist incident in Shiraz, condemning terrorism in any form.

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