Iran now Russia’s strategic partner: Novak

MNA – Referring to the ever-increasing ties of the two countries, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Iran has changed into Russia’s strategic partner.

In a Tuesday meeting with Iran’s envoy to Russia Mehdi Sanaei, who was ending his tenure in the country, Novak expressed content that in the past six years, good efforts have been done to improve common and regional relations between Tehran and Moscow.

The Russian minister assessed mutual economic cooperation valuable saying “implementing major energy and transportation projects besides the signing the agreement between free trade zone with the EEU are worth.”