Given a decline in gas prices in Europe, it is not economically feasible to export gas there at the moment, said Mohsen Ghamsari.
Officials from Eni conducted negotiations with the Iranian oil minister a few days ago on development of Iran’s joint fields, said Abdolreza Haji Hosseininejad.
The opening of a joint Iran-Russia bank account, presence of Russian banks in Iran and choosing a Russian bank for rial-based trade exchanges in Russia are some of the measures underway.
The Islamic Revolution leader has said that the country needs to rely on its domestic production if it wants to see its economic problems solved.
President Rouhani has said that Iranians are equal before the law, adding all people, foreign tourists included, are protected by police and the law.
The Iranian president has said in a meeting with the Japanese premier that poverty and lack of development are the key roots of terrorism in the region.
A senior presidential advisor has said that Iran needs to count on cooperation with foreign partners if it seeks to take an accelerated step toward globalization.
Iranian and US pistachio output stood at the same level last year, but in the export market, Iran was in the lead, Asgaroladi said.
President Rouhani said taking advantage of new technologies, absorbing investment and making use of experts are among top priorities of free trade zones.
President Rouhani stressed that some eight million people have been offered medical insurance over the last 12 months.
Countries which cooperated with Iran under sanctions will be given priority in post-sanctions era, said the oil minister.