Presidents Rouhani, Putin discuss regional issues, GEFC

TEHRAN, Nov. 14 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a phone conversation on Friday evening to discuss the latest regional developments.

President Putin also confirmed his participation at the upcoming summit of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GEFC), which is to be held in Tehran on November 23.

Bilateral ties and expansion of economic cooperation were also among the issues discussed by two presidents on Friday evening.

The third summit of GEFC will gather its 18 main and observer members in Tehran.

GECF members account for 42 percent of global gas output, 70 percent of global gas reserves, 40 percent of pipe gas transmission, and 65 percent of global trade of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).

 

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