Iran and Russia have inked roadmap for cooperation in energy sector at the 21st St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF 2017), a report said.
The roadmap was signed Iran's Deputy Minister of Petroleum for International Affairs and Trading Amir-Hossein Zamaninia and Deputy Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation Kirill Molodtsov in a meeting between Iran and Russia joint energy taskforces, reported Irna.
SPIEF 2017 opened late Thursday in a ceremony attended by the chairman of Iran-Russia Joint Economic Commission Mahmoud Vaezi, managing director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Mohammad Khoddadi and Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei.
Over 12,000 people, including the incumbent and former senior officials of the participating countries and the UN representative, are also present in the ongoing event.
Reviewing major international economic and social challenges, Middle East situation, regional crises, future of the world and relations among the countries are of major topics to be discussed in the meeting, which is to be attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin.