"The economic relations between our countries are developing, and the signing of the basic agreements has created the ground for that. An 80-percent increase in the turnover last year proves this," Sanaei said during a round table discussion at Rossiya Segodnya International Information Agency.
The EAEU is a regional political and economic bloc that aims to optimize the flow of goods and services between its members. Its current member states are Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in October 2016 that over the last two and a half years the turnover between Russia and Iran increased more than twice.