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Iran’s energy minister to visit Russia

Moscow, Iran's energy minister will visit Russia on Wednesday as the Iranian president of the Iran-Russia joint cooperation commission.

The embassy of Iran in Moscow announced on Monday after a closed-door meeting with Russia's minister of energy Alexander Novak, Reza Ardakaniyan will hold a meeting with the Minister of the North Caucasus Affairs.

Iran-Russia's joint commission includes 15 working groups cooperating in the fields of transportation, standard, banking, tourism, sport and youth, investment, nuclear, higher education, industry, Eurasian Economic Union, customs, health, culture, energy and mining.

Massoud Karbassian, Iran's then Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance headed a 75-member delegation in the last joint cooperation commission between Iran and Russia held in Moscow in March.

During a three-day trip to Moscow, the high-ranking Iranian business delegation signed 14 memorandums of understanding in various areas.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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