The trade turnover between the Russian Federation and Iran increased by 70% in the last year. This was announced today by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani in the Kremlin. Such results pleasantly surprised the Russian side.
«This is a unique phenomenon in a such difficult economic reality,» — Putin explained.
In his welcoming speech, the politician also noted that the states are locked into a diplomatic relationship of 500 years. He described Iran as a reliable and stable partner.