Storchak: the Finance Ministry has not yet discussed possible loan Iran $5 billion

Storchak: the Finance Ministry has not yet discussed possible loan Iran $5 billion


Iran has applied to the Russian side for the credit in 5 billion dollars for infrastructure projects, previously Minister of energy Alexander Novak. The Deputy Minister of Finance Sergey Storchak said that his contacts with the Iranian side has not yet happened.

MOSCOW, 2 Nov. The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation yet did not discuss the subject with Iran granting the credit for 5 billion dollars, reported to journalists the Deputy Minister of Finance Sergey Storchak.

Energy Minister Alexander Novak in October reported that Iran has applied to the Russian side for the credit in 5 billion dollars for infrastructure projects.

He later said that Russia is ready to consider the possibility of giving Iran credit for two joint projects worth $ 2 billion is for the electrification of the railway line and construction of CHPP.

“More contacts at the Department that I oversee, with the Iranian side was not… Without knowledge of the position of a potential borrower not discussed until the discussion was not” — said Storchak on Monday.