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    MAKS-2015 International Air Show in Russia (31)

    Iran wants to cooperate with Russia in the space sector, as well as on the supply of civil and military aircraft, the country's vice president told Sputnik.

    ZHUKOVSKY (Sputnik) — Iran is interested in cooperating with Russia in the space and aviation industries, Iranian Vice President Sorena Sattari said Tuesday.

    "There is a major interest among Iranian companies to cooperate with Russia in the space sector, on the supply of civil and military aircraft," Sattari said at the MAKS-2015 International Aviation and Space Salon.

    The XII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2015 has opened on Tuesday in the Russian city of Zhukovsky with over 400,000 people expected to attend the venue during the six-day event.

    About 760 companies from 35 countries, are expected to participate in the air show, including Russia's state technology corporation Rostec and arms exporter Rosoboronexport, as well as arms manufacturer Almaz-Antey, Russian Helicopters, and several companies from the space industry.

    MAKS-2015 International Air Show in Russia (31)


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