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Moscow and Tehran have agreed on a number of important documents that will be signed in the near future. This was announced on Friday, December 8 by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Government, Alexander Novak, who a day earlier participated in high-level Russian-Iranian negotiations. the signing of an agreement on a free trade zone between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union. In addition, “soon we will reach a key document – this is an interstate agreement.”
Novak emphasized that the leaders of the Russian Federation and Iran, Vladimir Putin and Ebrahim Raisi, during the talks in Moscow, “went through” the entire chain of trade-economic relations in detail and also discussed financial and banking relations and settlement.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, after meeting with his Iranian counterpart, said that bilateral relations are developing very well, specifically, in 2022, mutual trade turnover will increase by 20% .
Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the White House National Security Council, John Kirby, said Iran intends to acquire Russian-made weapons. cooperation with Moscow. However, the official was unable to prove his allegations, admitting that “it cannot be said that we have observed actual evidence of the movement of these types of defense products.”