Iran is ready to expand its cooperation with Russia in the energy sector, including in the development of peaceful nuclear energy, Iranian Economy Minister Ehsan Khandouzi said in an interview with Russia’s RIA state news agency.

Iran PressIran news: “The prospect of cooperation in the field of ‘new energy’ and renewable energy sources, as well as in the field of other types of energy, including peaceful nuclear energy, certainly causes great interest and motivation for expanding economic relations with Russia,” Khandouzi said in remarks published on Tuesday.

Iran and Russia are cooperating to build Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant. Russia started delivering nuclear fuel for the Bushehr power plant in late 2007.


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