Iran, Russia set to promote gas cooperation
Iran and Russia, as two main gas producers, are going to increase their cooperation in the gas sector, Managing-Director of National Iranian Gas Company (NIOC), Hamid-Reza Araqi said Monday.
Araqi said that NIOC and Russiaˈs Gazprom are scheduled to set up a joint committee to explore ways to give a boost to bilateral and international cooperation. Iran and Russia have common interests and considering plans by both countries to increase their presence in international markets, they decided to enhance cooperation, Araqi said.
The US has expressed concern over bilateral cooperation between Iran and Russia