Iran, Russia boost cooperation in science, technology 

TEHRAN, Apr. 14 (MNA) – Iranian Vice President for Science and Technology has reviewed various fields of cooperation with the Russian side in the meeting with Professor Fursenko here on Tuesday.

Sorena Sattari met with the Presidential Assistant for Science and Technology Andrei Aleksandrovich Fursenko today and reviewed the two countries’ capacities for cooperation in various fields of science and technology.

Noting that over 30 expert sessions in various fields have been held during the two-day visit of the Russian delegation, Sattari added a number of valuable agreements on science and technology have been signed between the two sides. He deemed this level of cooperation as unprecedented in the history of Iran-Russia relations.

He pointed to Russia’s cooperation with Iran’s National Science Foundation (INSF), adding “several joint cooperation in air and space, oil and gas equipment, and a number of other fields of technology will take place with the Russian side in the near future.”

Professor Fursenko, for his part, maintained that as one of the areas of cooperation, anti-cancer drugs will be tested in one of Russia's major centers for cancer treatment.

He attached great significance to the formation of a joint working group for the realization of science and technology deals, adding cooperation among small companies will certainly bear fruit and be to the great benefit of the two countries.

On the sidelines of the meeting, an MoU was signed between Iran's National Elites Foundation (INEF) and Moscow State University.

 

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