Growing Ties With Russia Hailed

President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the good ties between Tehran and Moscow, saying the two sides have developed cooperation in various fields over the past few years.
“Our ties with Russia have developed much more than before,” Rouhani said, Tasnim News Agency reported.
He referred to the cooperation with the Russian Federation in defense and military fields, construction of nuclear power plants, regional developments, Syria, Eurasia, the Caspian Sea, and said that Moscow is also helping the efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
“Iran and Russia have had very important cooperation in the field of Syria and significant trilateral partnership in the field of Azerbaijan and the Caucasus. We also have very good cooperation regarding Eurasia with Russia and member states. Concerning the legal regime of the Caspian Sea, we have taken very important steps with friendly countries, including Russia.”
Rouhani also thanked his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, for his efforts in the political, economic and regional fields.
Iran and Russia, both subject to western sanctions, enjoy cordial relations in different sectors.
Russia has agreed to give Iran a loan to implement infrastructure projects in the country.

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