Iran, Russia to expand bilateral ties

Moscow, Jan 15, IRNA – Bilateral relations between Iran and Russia will be promote quickly in all fields, Russian Foreign Ministry announced in a statement on Wednesday. 

The statement was issued on the occasion of the upcoming visit to Russia of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif which is to take place later on Wednesday.

During his two-day stay in Moscow, Zarif is to meet with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.

Referring to the growing relations between the two capitals, the statement said political and economic talks will be held between the two sides to boost bilateral relations in line with promotion of regional and international stability.

Iran-Russia relations are based on friendship and good-neighboring policy and will not be changed due to political conditions, it added.

Referring to Iran first step agreement with the Group 5+1 in Geneva, the statement said the deal would help settle Iranˈs nuclear issue which is one of the most complicated international political problems.

The agreement, signed on November 24, 2013, is for a period of six months during which the relevant countries hope to seal a final comprehensive deal that would ultimately result in the permanent lifting of all anti-Iran sanctions.

By IRNA

 

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