Iranian Ambassador to the Russian Federation: the issue of settlements of the Russian Federation and Iran will be solved soon

UFA, October 7. /Corr. Nail Shachmaliev/. The issue of settlement of Russia and Iran will soon be resolved, said on Wednesday the Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai at the meeting with head of Bashkortostan Rustem Khamitov.

“The Russian and Iranian side reached an understanding, whereby this issue will soon be resolved. We try to remove this issue from our agenda,” he said.

“The problem of mutual settlements not allowed to develop our economic relations In the last meeting between our presidents on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, they agreed that they would try in the near future to resolve the issue of mutual settlements with the path of our economic development,” the diplomat added.

At the end of 2014, the head of the MAYOR Alexei Ulyukayev told journalists that Russia and Iran plan to conduct settlements in national currencies, already preparing the corresponding regulatory framework. He added that the timing of the transition to settlements in national currencies has not been discussed yet.