Iranian President Hassan Rouhani proposed, in phone talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin Thursday night¸ that the two countries should move beyond mere implementing of reached agreements and focus on issues of greater importance, the Islamic Republic News Agency (Irna) reported.
In their phone talks which were initially aimed at pursuing the bilateral agreements reached during the Bishkek Conference, the two sides surveyed the current situation of the region and the world and the implementation of the reached agreements.
The two presidents agreed on the need for more expansion of comprehensive relations, Irna added.
“We will spend all-out efforts aimed at further development of economic cooperation between the two countries,” Rouhani said.
“We should adopt measures to implement the reached agreements as soon as possible and move through that phase into a phase of more important moves in the two counties’ relations,” he added.
Putin also said that he would put his efforts into promoting economic cooperation between the two countries.
Iran’s nuclear negotiations
As for Iranˈs nuclear negotiations with the G5+1 countries, Rouhani said that the talks are passing through an important phase to reach the final negotiations’ phase and praised Russia’s positive role played in the nuclear negotiations.
President Vladimir Putin, for his part referred to the positive and constructive Iranian role played in the nuclear negotiations with the six world powers.
“We do all our best so that the Iranian nuclear issue would lead to positive a final result,” he said.
Putin also invited his Iranian counterpart to take part in the Caspian Sea Littoral Countries’ Summit that is scheduled to be held in Astrakhan in September, 2014.
Source: Al Manar