Iran, Russia vow to broaden parliamentary cooperation

FNA- Senior Iranian and Russian parliamentary officials in a meeting in Moscow vowed to broaden mutual cooperation between the two countries’ parliaments.

During the meeting in the Russian capital on Tuesday, Iranian Parliament Vice-Speaker Ali Motahari and Russian State Duma Vice Speaker Sergei Neverov explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral relations, specially in the parliamentary field.

Motahari and Neverov underlined that Tehran and Moscow have the needed capacities to expand parliamentary cooperation.

Motahari is in Moscow to attend the Development of International Parliamentary Forum, which opened in Moscow on Monday.

The two senior legislators exchanged views on a variety of subjects.

Over 500 international participants are taking part in the forum in Moscow. Participants are made up of MPs and experts from 96 countries, as well as 58 official parliamentary delegations and representatives of 11 international parliamentary associations.