Iran, Russia to coop on COIVD-19 vaccine, Caspian Sea ecology

TEHRAN, Oct. 04 (MNA) – An official in Iran's Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology said that Iran and Russia are set to conduct research on the ecology of the Caspian Sea and vaccine and medicine of coronavirus.

Referring to the previous talks between Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari and Head of Russian Academy of Sciences Aleksandr Sergeyev, Head of the International Affairs and Technological Exchange Center of Iran's Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology Mehdi Ghal'e Noei said that the Russian side was interested in conducting joint cooperation with Iran on the ecology of the Caspian Sea and vaccine and medicine of coronavirus. 

It was decided to form a joint working group consisting of activists from the two countries, he added.

Emphasizing that this working group can pave the way for the development of scientific relations and cooperation between the two countries, he said that some agreements will be reached on the Caspian Sea project and medicine and vaccines of coronavirus and etc through this working group.

Stating that the Caspian Sea is shared with 5 countries and each country is interested in knowing the ecological events and environmental effects of the sea in each country, he noted that the joint research with Russia will also focus on the ecology of the Caspian Sea.

Previously, Iran's Vice President for Science and Technology Sorena Sattari held talks with Head of Russian Academy of Sciences Aleksandr Sergeyev through videoconference. 

During the videoconference, Sattari said that  the two countries have extensive and deep relations in the field of diplomacy, and it is necessary to achieve this level of relations in the field of science and technology as well.

Sattari voiced Iran's Presidential Scientific and Technological Department's readiness to develop scientific and technological cooperation with Russia.

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