Ali-Akbar Velayati held a meeting with veteran Russian politician Sergey Baburin, a former deputy at the Russian State Duma, for talks on bilateral Tehran-Moscow ties and regional issues.
Baburin was visiting Tehran to attend an international conference paying homage to Iran’s Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated by the US military during a visit to Iraq in early 2020.
During the talks, Velayati praised close cooperation between the two states, saying bilateral ties are currently at the “best level” and are further developing.
“America and NATO are the main parties to blame for the spread of conflicts. The world today is no longer unipolar and it is highly significant for independent states to be careful about their infiltration attempts,” he said.
In turn, Baburin pointed to the close, strategic and further deepening relations between Iran and Russia in the face of the American sanctions.
He said Russia can benefit from Iran’s experiences in neutralizing the effects of the bans.