The head of the Ministry: Iran expects to sign an agreement with Total

The head of the Ministry: Iran expects to sign an agreement with Total


Total declined to comment on the statement by the Minister of oil of Iran of Bijan Namdar Zanganeh, about a possible agreement.

PARIS, 28 Jan. Victoria Ivanova. The Iranian delegation headed by President Hassan Rouhani, expects during the day to sign an agreement with French oil company Total, reports Reuters with reference to Minister of oil of Iran of Bijan Namdar Zanganeh.

“We’re going to sign an agreement with Total this afternoon,” said Zanganeh, without going into details.

Total refused to comment this statement.

Earlier it was reported that the Iranian delegation on Thursday scheduled to meet with representatives of Total.

The delegation of Iran led by President Hassan Rouhani is the second day in Paris on an official visit. The arrival of Iranian leader of France was originally planned for 16-18 November 2015, but then was postponed due to a series of terrorist attacks that rocked the French capital on 13 November and killed over 130 people.

Iran 16 January got rid of the majority imposed on the country of sanctions — on this day, the IAEA presented a report confirming the readiness of the authorities to implement it through a long negotiation program by a significant reduction of its nuclear potential. Later the EU and the US confirmed the removal from Iran of economic and financial sanctions related to its nuclear program.

The lifting of the sanctions on Iran, in particular, re-opened for the country’s access to international banking system, which will allow Iran to buy abroad previously unavailable goods, such as airplanes, cars, industrial equipment and medications.