Deputy FM in Moscow

Deputy FM in MoscowDeputy FM in Moscow

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian left Tehran for Moscow on Tuesday to hold talks with Russian officials on the latest developments in the Middle East.

Amir-Abdollahian will discuss regional issues with Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian president’s special envoy for Middle East affairs, Tasnim News Agency reported.

In addition to crises in Syria and Yemen, the two sides will exchange views on the ongoing fight against terrorism and extremism.

In a phone call with Amir-Abdollahian this week, Bogdanov had underlined Tehran’s significant role in the upcoming Syria talks due to be held in Vienna on Saturday to find a solution to the crisis in the Arab country.

The Russian diplomat also stressed that Iran and Russia share common stances on Syria.