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Russia, Iran to sign visa waiver agreement for tourist groups

Iran’s tourism minister Ali Asghar Mounesan is in the Russian capital, Moscow, to sign a deal to ease visa requirements for tourist groups traveling between the two countries.

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Iran, Russia to start works on Sirik power plant in days

Iranian and Russian companies are to kick off construction works for a jointly-financed power plant project on June 10 in southern Iran.


Iran ready to ramp up grain exports to Russia

Iran’s agriculture minister Kazem Khavazi has declared Iran’s readiness to increase grain exports to Russia as he presses for more joint investment schemes between the two countries.


Iran-Russia annual trade at $2.62 billion

Iran’s customs office IRICA says Russia was responsible for a bulk of trade between Iran and members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in the year to March 20.


Astrakhan, main hub for Iran’s economic activities in Russia

The Russian port of Astrakhan is a hub of commercial activities for nearly 200 Iranian firms making the port their largest center of economic activities in Russia.


Iran takes delivery of third batch of Russian vaccines

Iranian customs authorities have taken delivery of a third batch of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccines as the country moves ahead with a nation-wide immunization drive against the coronavirus pandemic.

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Iran’s Bileh Savar border exports head for Azerbaijan, Russia, Georgia

A total of 295,518 tons of goods were exported from Bileh Savar border crossing of the northwestern Ardabil Province during the first 11 months of the current Iranian year. The main export destinations were Azerbaijan, Russia and Georgia.


Iran’s exports to Russia at $800 million in 2020

Iran exported $800 million worth of commodities to Russia in 2020 to register a 105% increase compared with 2019.


Tehran, Moscow agree on joint production of Sputnik V in Iran

Iran and Russia agreed to jointly produce Russian COVID-19 Sputnik V vaccine in Iran, Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali announced Wednesday.

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Iran to receive 2 million doses of Sputnik-V vaccine

Head of Iran’s Food and Drug Administration Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz says the country has purchased 2 million doses of Russia’s Sputnik-V COVID-19 vaccine, whose first shipment arrived in Iran on Thursday.

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