“The issue of aircraft parts was not even on the agenda of the meeting of the two delegations,” one of the interlocutors said.
The fact that Russia and Iran signed a cooperation agreement on July 26, under which aircraft parts and equipment from Iran will be supplied to Russia, was reported by the Mehr news agency on July 26, citing a representative of the Iranian Civil Aviation Administration (CAA) Mirakbar Razavi. The agency added that under this agreement, the aircraft of Russian airlines can be serviced in Iranian repair centers.
On July 31, the Federal Air Transport Agency published on its official website a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed by the parties, according to which the frequency of passenger flights between the two countries will increase to 35 per week: 21 frequencies for the Moscow-Tehran route and up to 14 for flights from regions to various cities of Iran .
Izvestia sent inquiries to the press services of the Ministry of Transport and the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
On July 19, Russian President Vladimir Putin visited Tehran, where he took part in the Astana format summit and held separate meetings with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.