The governor of Yamal and the ambassador of Iran discussed further development of cooperation
9:02 20 февраля 2017
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On the 20th of February the governor of Yamal Dmitriy Kobylkin conducted the meeting with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Russia Mehdi Sanaei. Being accompanied by the counselor of the Embassy, the head of the economic section of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Mirzakhani, he came to Yamal to review and to discuss further development of bilateral cooperation.
The head of the Arctic region presented promising projects in the region to the guests, told about potential of the Yamal Arctic, environmental activities being conducted in the region with participation of fuel and energy companies working in Yamal. Dmitriy Kobylkin focused attention on experience of international cooperation of Yamal based on humanitarian interaction, respect of the sides, cultural exchange and mutually profitable partnership in several investment directions.
Mehdi Sanai said that he had visited almost all regions of Russia and was glad to be in the Far North of the country. He marked the high level of comfort of the town on the Polar Circle, owing to which he “did not feel cold”. The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary also underlined that, in spite of historically long-standing cooperation between the two countries, in recent years the partnership of Iran and Russia demonstrated increasing tempos. He reminded about visit of the Russian delegation headed by the Minister for energy Alexander Novak to Tehran for fulfillment of the joint project in the south of the state and also spoke about business cooperation of Iran with Russian fuel and energy companies, including “Gazprom Neft”. According to the information given in the press-service of the governor of Yamal, Mehdi Sanaei expressed readiness of Iranian official circles, many provinces of the country to cooperate with the arctic region of Russia.
The plan of the working visit of the ambassador included acquaintance with Salekhard and its sights.