Moscow Ties

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A senior adviser to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said the Islamic Republic has expanded its relations with Russia over the past years, emphasizing that the interests of the two countries have required the adoption of such a policy. ISNA citing an interview with the Arabic-language Al Alam news channel on Sunday also quoted Ali Akbar Velayati as saying that cooperation between Iran and Russia has been "constructive", adding that such cooperation has helped the Syrian government resist pressure to give up power.