Astrakhan(IP)- The Chief of General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran visited the infrastructure of the port of Salianka in Astrakhan, Russia.

Iran PressEurope: The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major-General Mohammad Bagheri on Thursday, October 21, 2021, visited the facilities and infrastructure of the Port of Salianka on the Russian Volga Riverbank.

Major General Bagheri, who arrived in Astrakhan after intensive talks and consultations with high-ranking Russian defense officials in Moscow and St. Petersburg, accompanied by Astrakhan government officials and members of his delegation, visited the infrastructure of the port of Salianka and he was briefed about the process of exporting and importing across the Caspian Sea.

The port of Astrakhan was the third destination of the visit of Iran's Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces in Russia.

The port of Astrakhan is located in the north of the Caspian Sea, on the banks of the Volga River, and is one of the most important ports for the export and import of goods between Iran and Russia.

The Islamic Republic of Iran owns 53% of the port of Salianka, and from now on this strategic port is to play a more active role in trade and commerce by sea between Iran and Russia.


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