President Putin: Russia, Iran having strategic ties

Head of Strategic Research Center of the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday and discussed the latest conditions of bilateral and regional ties.

‘It is necessary that cooperation to be expanded in all areas and all capacities to be used to this end,’ President Putin said while voicing his pleasure in the expansion of strategic ties between the two countries during his meeting.

The Russian president underlined that Moscow and Tehran are having strategic relations.

Velayati, for his part voiced his pleasure in meeting the Russia president, and said, ‘The Islamic Republic of Iran and Russia are stepping towards adopting strategic ties.’