Iran hopes to cooperate with Russia and the Eurasian economic Union since the lifting of sanctions

Iran hopes to cooperate with Russia and the Eurasian economic Union since the lifting of sanctions


The development of relations with Russia and the Eurasian economic Union will play an important role to facilitate the entry of Iranian private sector in world markets, believes the General Director of planning of the Organization for trade development in Iran Mina Mehrnoush.

MOSCOW, 19 Jan. Iran expects to expand relations with Russia and the Eurasian economic Union since the lifting of sanctions, said Tuesday the General Director of planning of the Organization for trade development in Iran Mina Mehrnoush.

ARTI delegation on Monday arrived in Moscow, in its structure – representatives of private business, representatives of the agricultural sector of the Islamic Republic.

“We are excited to be in Russia in these landmark for our country and to take the first steps to improve and expand relations. We consider the situation in Russia is that some of the countries Moscow was an embargo, and we hope that relations of Russia and Iran will develop further”,- said the representative of the Organization.

It noted that “historical past” is of great importance for the further development of relations between Moscow and Tehran.

“Moreover, from a political point of view, the presidents (Putin and Rowhani) have coordinated and made this all possible”.

“Now it’s our turn: in order for the business to take the right steps for the development of trade ties,” said Mehrnoush.

According to Iran “we hope for development of relations” with the Eurasian economic Union, which will play an important role to facilitate the entry of Iranian private business in these markets.

“Apart from the discussion of tariffs and unification of standards, we hope to use the potential that exists in the countries of the EEU. Let us unite our efforts to resolve the issues for the private sector,” said Mehrnoush.

How created the EEU

The Eurasian economic Union (EEU) and economic Union within the Eurasian integration 1 January 2015 is created on the basis of the Customs Union of Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus. Cooperation in the field of interstate integration in the economic sphere in the post-Soviet space is carried out from late 1990-ies. 26 February 1999 Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan signed the agreement on the Customs Union and the common economic space. Read more in help >>

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