Media: the six countries negotiating with Iran for the sale of airplanes

Media: the six countries negotiating with Iran for the sale of airplanes


Sale of aircraft to Iran will increase dramatically after the final agreement on the nuclear program will come into force, opening up favourable conditions for Western aircraft manufacturers, said the experts.

MOSCOW, 28 Oct. The heads of the aircraft manufacturing companies from six countries after Iran and the six international mediators an agreement on the nuclear program are negotiating for the sale of aircraft to Iran, according to Tasnim news Agency referring to the representative of the Association of Iranian airlines Maksoud, Asaadi.

Asadi stated that high-ranking representatives of the aircraft manufacturing companies in Japan, China, France, Brazil, Canada and Russia visited Iran and held talks with local carriers for the sale of products companies. Trade negotiations are conducted, however, at the moment the contracts were not signed, said Asaadi.

Earlier in October, energy Minister Alexander Novak said that the Russian delegation which was on a visit to Iran, discussed with the Iranian partners the deliveries of SSJ100 aircraft. In addition, the parties raised issues “concerning the development of power in the Islamic Republic of Iran, including the construction and modernization of thermal power plants, construction of power network complex”.

According to experts, the sale of aircraft to Iran will increase dramatically after the final agreement on the nuclear program will come into force, opening up favourable conditions for Western aircraft manufacturers, the Agency said. By estimations of representatives of Western industry, Iran will need 400 aircraft worth up to $ 20 billion over the next ten years.

Iran and “six” on the night of July 14, reached a historic agreement on the settlement of the longstanding problem of the Iranian atom. Lengthy negotiations culminated in the Joint comprehensive plan of action, which will completely withdraw from Iran’s previously imposed economic and financial sanctions by the UNSC, U.S. and EU in exchange for the verification of the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program.