Putin encourages the establishment of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Union and Iran
Date: 08/05/2016 12:59
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Assured Russian President Vladimir Putin, on Friday, that the establishment of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran, could give a strong impetus to the development of trade and investment.
Putin said in an interview with The Azerbaijani news ahead of his visit to Baku on August 8 quoted by the channel "Russia Today", "The strong boost Russian-Iranian trade and communication in the field of investment may be granted an opportunity to create a free trade zone between economic EAU and Iran ... it began research group joint work, and consider any potential deal details. "
He pointed Putin that Moscow is interested in strengthening the partnership with Iran in regional affairs and that he sees it as "an important factor in maintaining stability and security on the vast tracts of lands of Central Asia, the Caspian region, even the Middle East," adding: "We will continue to support Iran's desire to become a full member of the SCO members to cooperate. "
It should be noted that the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, comprising both from Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, and awarded the Organization observer status in its structure, to all of Mongolia, India, Iran, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and in September / September 2014, both Pakistan and India made a formal request for on the official membership in the Shanghai cooperation Organization, Iran as well as the also aspiring for full membership in the organization, in both Sri Lanka and Armenia applied for status observer member of the organization, and remained all from Belarus, Turkey and Sri Lanka, are all participating countries within the organization as a (allies in the dialogue) in the international regional Organization. Finished / 25