Iranian Minister of Energy Reza Ardakanian is to hold talks with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Moscow on Monday to discuss the latest developments of bilateral projects and agreements reached at the 15th joint economic cooperation commission of Iran and the Russian Federation.
At the plenary session of the Senate of Kazakhstan, the deputies adopted a law on ratification of a temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Iran.
Signing a free trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), Iran can have a unique condition for boosting foreign trade and domestic production, said the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA).
Signing of the partial agreement on free trade between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) shows that the Iranian economy has entered a new level of regional economic cooperation, said Davood Mirzakhani, the representative of the Iranian energy minister in Iran-Russia Joint Cooperation Commission, said on Monday.
The State Duma (lower house of parliament of Russia) ratified the temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday.
Armenia is very important bridge in EEU-Iran relations, said the country's minister in charge of trade of the EEC said at a press conference of the Eurasian Week international forum in Yerevan on Tuesday.
The Russian government said on Saturday that it had approved a draft law for ratification of the provisional free trade deal between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Iran, which is now the subject to parliamentary approval.
The provisional agreement to establish a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Iran can help double Belarus' exports to this country, said a member of the board and minister for Trade at the Eurasian Economic Commission.
Tehran will maximize its benefits from a preferential trade agreement it recently signed with members of the Eurasian Economic Union, said Iran's ambassador to Kazakhstan underlining the need for robust legal and banking infrastructures to attain this goal.
Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) will sign an agreement on trade and economic cooperation with China and a provisional agreement on free trade zone formation with Iran on May 17 in Astana, said Russia's acting presidential aide.