Dec 4, 2019, 10:45 AM
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Iran, Russia discuss boosting port, maritime ties

Moscow, Dec 4, IRNA – The Managing Director of Ports and Maritime Organization Mohammad Rastad and Russia's Head of Federal Agency for Maritime and River Transportation Yury Tsvetkov reviewed developing cooperation in port and maritime areas in the Caspian Sea.

Both sides discussed exchanging port cooperation protocols, issues related to Iranian ships in Russian ports and joint investments in both countries' ports in Iran-Russia 2nd committee of joint maritime and ports cooperation.

Iranian and Russian officials also underlined the importance of reinforcing joint investment based on ports development, lifting shipping barriers and increasing maritime transportation.

The volume of maritime exchange between Iran and Russia is more than 2,700 tons per year.

The figure is predicted to increase to over 5,400 tons after the implementation of maritime transportation development protocol.

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