As Fars reports, Iran has held necessary negotiations and is preparing for membership in the Eurasian Economic Union. This was announced by the speaker of the Iranian parliament Mohammad Baker Ghalibaf.

“The union has united all the countries of the region to create a free trade zone. Iran has started negotiations for membership in the union. “Preparations for our permanent membership will take place in the next two weeks,” he said after returning from a visit to Moscow.

Eurasian Economic Union and Iran entered into preferential terms of trade on October 27, 2019. An interim agreement aimed at establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran entered into force.