Envoy reiterates call for Iran-Russian enhanced ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanayee said that his country has carried out all preliminary steps for the promotion of ties with Moscow, and called for the implementation of previously signed agreements.

Speaking in a meeting on Tuesday, Sanayee emphasized the need for both Tehran and Moscow to take giant strides towards a full scale mutual cooperation.

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu arrived in Tehran on Monday night for a two-day visit at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan.

Speaking in a joint press conference  with Shoigu on Tuesday, Dehqan announced endorsement of an agreement with Russia to enhance and accelerate defensive cooperation between the two countries.

“We agreed to accelerate our cooperation in defensive and military technologies,” Dehqan said.

By Fars News Agency


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