Pres. Rouhani due in Russia on Thu.

TEHRAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani will depart for Moscow on Thursday to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of Shanghai summit.

The two premiers will hold a bilateral meeting in Russia’s city of Ufa on the sidelines of the Shanghai summit while the negotiating teams of Iran and the 5+1 group of countries are finalizing the text of a possible nuclear deal in the Austrian city of Vienna.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization, a Eurasian political, economic and military organization, is scheduled to meet in the Russian city of Ufa on July 9 and 10. Iran, together with Afghanistan, Pakistan and India, are observers to the organization.

Russia and China have supported the decision that Iran be granted full-membership of the forum which was formed in 2001.

By Mehr News Agency