Iran, Eurasia to develop cooperation

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Industry, Mine and Trade Minister Valiollah Afkhami Rad in a meeting with Minister of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission Andrei Slepnev reviewed ways to further increase cooperation between the two sides.

During the meeting in Moscow on Thursday, both officials decided to start cooperation and exchange of information between the two sides’ experts in autumn.

The Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) is the executive body of the Eurasian Economic Union responsible for implementing decisions, upholding the EEU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the Eurasian Economic Union. The main task of the Eurasian Economic Commission is to ensure the functioning and development of the EEU, and to prepare proposals for its further integration.

EEU is an economic union of states located primarily in Northern Eurasia. A treaty aiming for the establishment of the EEU was signed on 29 May 2014 by the leaders of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia, and came into force on 1 January 2015.

By Fars News Agency