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Iran, Russia Discuss Energy Ties

Iran, Russia Discuss Energy Ties
(Wednesday, May 17, 2023) 11:35

TEHRAN (NIPNA) -- The meeting to review the cooperation between Iran and Russia in the field of energy was held in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, the Minister of Petroleum and the economic delegations of the two countries.



A meeting of delegations from Russia and Iran was held in Tehran on Tuesday evening (May 16) in the presence of Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak, Petroleum Minister Javad Owji and a group of senior executives from the two countries.

The agenda of this meeting was to follow up on the cooperation areas between the two countries of Iran and Russia in the field of energy and in the fields of oil, gas, petrochemical, atomic energy, electricity and power, which, while reviewing and discussing the previous understandings, solving and removing the existing obstacles for the implementation of the understandings.

In the field of oil, it was decided that the Russian side will soon complete the studies of Iran's oil fields and present its evaluations about them.

It was also established that good cooperation will be formed in the gas sector, that the negotiations will continue in this area and, according to Iranian officials, contracts will be signed between the two sides.

On the other hand, projects in the power sector have been defined in advance; Russia is in charge of the Sirik power plant project for finance and financing, the obstacles to its implementation were discussed and investigated; also, the issue of electricity connection between Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan was discussed.

The financial aspects of the construction of phases 2 and 3 of Bushehr nuclear power plant and solutions to solve it were also discussed so that these phases can be implemented soon.

Presentation of technological requirements by the two countries was another part of the issues raised in this meeting.

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