EghtesadOnline: Iran's Deputy Minister of Petroleum for International Affairs and Trading Amir-Hossein Zamaninia and Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Kirill Molodtsov on Saturday inked roadmap for cooperation in energy sector.
The roadmap for energy cooperation between Tehran and Moscow was signed in a meeting between Iran and Russia joint energy taskforces.
Iran and Russia energy taskforces held a meeting simultaneously with the 21st St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017), according to IRNA.
Iran’s deputy minister of petroleum for international affairs attended the SPIEF 2017 panels.
SPIEF 2017 opened late Thursday in a ceremony attended by the Chairman of Iran-Russia Joint Economic Commission Mahmoud Vaezi, Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Mohammad Khoddadi and Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei.
Over 12,000 people, including the incumbent and former senior officials of the participating countries and the UN representative, are also present in the ongoing event.
Reviewing major international economic and social challenges, Middle East situation, regional crises, future of the world and relations among the countries are of major topics to be discussed in the meeting, which is to be attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin.