Envoy: Russia mulling to lift tourist visa for Iranians soon

IRNA — Russia’s Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan in meeting with Head of Iran Chamber of Cooperative Bahman Abdollahi here on Sunday acknowledged about cancellation of tourist visa for Iranians in near future.

Abdollahi said that the aim of this meeting was getting acquainted with similar organizations in Russia and expansion of trade ties between the two countries.

He said that cooperatives are so active in Russia and Iran may supply some of their needs, of course it may be reciprocal.

Dzhagaryan said that now is a suitable opportunity for Iran to export its goods and crops to Russia and added that of course for presence in exporting market special situations should be considered like an appropriate package.

He expressed pleasure for knowing capabilities of Chamber of Cooperative and said that he will try to create direct connection between Iran’s Chamber of Cooperative and its similar organization in Russia.

Iran is hosting International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) conference next year.