Stating that Russia is an important and friendly country for Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran-Russia relations will benefit the two nations, the region and global issues. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made the remarks at the inauguration ceremony of the national projects of the Ministry of Energy on Thursday morning, Mehr reports.
Appreciating the efforts of the Ministry of Energy and all those involved in the field of water and electricity, both public and private, to achieve national projects in this sector, he said, "The important project of Sirik power plant is of great importance due to the friendly and close relations between Iran and the northern neighbor, Russia."
The President also pointed to the good relations between Iran and Russia over the past years, adding, "In the last 8 years, the relations between the two countries have developed in various fields."
Rouhani appreciated the Russian President Vladimir Putin due to all the efforts which have been done in the political, economic and regional aspects, saying, "Iran and Russia have very important cooperation in the issues related to Syria and important tripartite cooperation about Azerbaijan and the Caucasus. We also have very good cooperation in Eurasia with Russia and member states."