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The Russian Federation intends to expand export supplies of grain, meat and sugar to Iran, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation will discuss with Iran an increase in Russian exports of grain, meat and sugar. This was reported to TASS by the press service of the ministry. "It is planned to discuss issues of cooperation in the field of trade in agricultural products. The Ministry of Agriculture aims to expand Russia's export supplies to Iran for a range of agricultural products: grain, livestock products (poultry, beef, lamb), sugar, granulated beet pulp," the representative of the ministry said.

Earlier it was reported that the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation Alexander Tkachev during a trip to Tehran will discuss issues of mutual trade between the two countries. In particular, at a meeting with representatives of the Iranian department on January 19, it is planned to discuss the supply of vegetable products from Iran to the Russian Federation, as well as the export of Russian agricultural products with the head of the Iranian Ministry of Agriculture.

In addition to Tkachev, representatives of the Ministry and Rosselkhoznadzor will take part in the negotiations on behalf of the Russian side. Russia intends to actively develop bilateral trade cooperation with Iran. In particular, as the head of Rosselkhoznadzor Sergey Dankvert reported on December 23, poultry meat deliveries from Iran to Russia will begin after January 20, dairy products deliveries - after February 15.

In addition, Russian companies are also ready to supply agricultural products to Iran, including wheat, barley, corn, vegetable oil, rapeseed and meal. Iran, in turn, supplies fruits and vegetables to Russia. In November 2015 Rosselkhoznadzor has included 25 Iranian enterprises in the register of suppliers of agricultural products. Russia and Iran, in addition to expanding the supply of dairy and livestock products, are engaged in the creation of enterprises for the development and commercialization of biotechnologies.

On Saturday, January 16, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published a report confirming that Iran has fully fulfilled its obligations under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which precede the start of the implementation of the nuclear agreement. Immediately after that, the head of European diplomacy Federica Mogherini and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced the "implementation day" of the JCPOA and the lifting of all sanctions against the Islamic Republic.