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Russia is ready to help the Iranian regime build new nuclear power units at the Bushehr nuclear power plant on the Persian Gulf.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a press conference with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday, reported Russian state news agency TASS.
“Particularly we discussed cooperation on construction of new power units of the Busher Nuclear Power Plant in Iran and overall welcomed the drive of all our colleagues from the economic block of the governments of the two countries and Russian and Iranian business circles to comprehensively expand multifaceted partnership,” he said.
The talks focused on a wide range of issues of cooperation in trade, economic, energy, agriculture, transport and industrial fields, Lavrov said. The sides positively estimated humanitarian and trans-regional ties.
“Of course, we touched upon cooperation on response to the coronavirus infection as well,” the minister said. “Respective agencies of the two countries are in contact, and today our Iranian friends said that the partners in Tehran are ready for completion of consultations, which will allow establishing practical cooperation,” he added.