TEHRAN – Iranian and Russian officials have held meetings to discuss expansion of nuclear cooperation between the two countries, ISNA reported on Saturday.
TEHRAN – The recently secured visa-free treaty between Tehran and Moscow is valid for the entire Russia, an Iranian tourism official said in reaction to some reports that assume the privilege for the Russian Far East.
TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Moscow on Friday to hold talks with Russian and Syrian counterparts on the latest developments in the Syrian battlefield after the recent U.S. missile attack.
TEHRAN - Roughly 67,000 Iranians visited Russia in 2016, a solid growth of 72 percent compared to a year earlier, Russia Beyond the Headlines reported on April 5.
TEHRAN- Iranian Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi in a Monday meeting with Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Moscow announced that the required infrastructure to expand all-out economic ties between the two countries have been prepared, IRNA reported.
TEHRAN – Iran’s first vice president said on Tuesday that President Hassan Rouhani will visit Moscow in the near future.
TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour visited Moscow on Wednesday for talks on security cooperation.
TEHRAN – The Iranian ambassador to Moscow has said that the following weeks will witness the expansion of Tehran-Moscow relations, as the Russian deputy prime minister is scheduled to visit Tehran.
TEHRAN – Iran will not allow the Russian air force to use its air space for conducting air strikes against terrorist strongholds unless Tehran and Moscow agree on a common decision on “battlefield targets.”
TEHRAN – Twenty-five works by a number of Iranian photographers will be showcased in an exhibition, which will open at the Vernadsky State Geological Museum in Moscow on January 31.
TEHRAN – An Iranian delegation arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to attend the third round of consultations on human rights between the Islamic Republic and the Russian Federation.
TEHRAN – The deputy foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, and Turkey huddled in chilly Moscow on Friday as the troika is making last-ditch efforts to hash out differences over the Syrian crisis in the run-up to the Astana talks due to take place on Jan. 23.
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TEHRAN – Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the Iranian parliamentary committee for national security and foreign policy, says the planned talks between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Zionist regime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will bear no fruit, insisting that resistance defines the fate of the Palestinians.
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TEHRAN – U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby has said that Washington would support the outcome of the trilateral talks between Iran, Russia and Turkey, provided that they lead to the betterment of the Syrian people and regional stability.
TEHRAN – Iranian, Russian and Turkish foreign ministers held a trilateral meeting in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss the crisis in Syria.
TEHRAN - Iranian Telecommunications Minister Mahmoud Vaezi said on Tuesday that President Hassan Rouhani has accepted invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to visit Moscow.