Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 13
Uniting of the Russian and Iranian energy systems and other areas of energy cooperation between the two countries was discussed by Oleg Budargin, Rossetti JSC director general, and Houshang Falahtian, the Iranian Deputy Minister of Energy, RIA Novosti reported.
The discussions were held as part of the meeting of the commission for trade and economic cooperation between Russia and Iran.
"During the meeting the sides discussed the cooperation prospects in various areas,” the statement said. “Particular attention was paid to uniting of the Russian and Iranian energy systems.”
The sides also expressed interest in developing the scientific and technological cooperation, the exchange of experience in the field of innovation and new technologies.
Earlier, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak confirmed the interest in uniting the energy systems with Azerbaijan and Iran. Novak made this statement at the 12th meeting of the permanent Russian-Iranian commission on trade and economic cooperation.
"We also confirm our interest in further consideration of the issue of uniting the energy systems of Russia, Iran and Azerbaijan,” he said. “We consider the resumption of the tripartite working group as expedient."
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