Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh in Tehran November 21, 2015. (Reuters)

December 21, 2020

Iran sees Russia as a “strategic partner” and the two countries share close views within the OPEC+ alliance, Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh was quoted by the Iranian oil ministry’s news agency SHANA as saying in Moscow on Monday.

“We see Russia as a strategic partner and this partnership will not change with the warm and cold atmosphere in the international arena…The views of both sides were close in talks (about OPEC+ cooperation),” Zanganeh said after meeting Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak, SHANA reported.


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