Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iran-Russia Relations

Kremlin: Putin to meet with Raisi in Turkmenistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with his Iranian opposite number Ebrahim Raisi as well as presidents of Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan during his trip to Ashgabat, Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov told reporters on Monday.

Kremlin: Putin will certainly visit Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin will certainly travel to Iran at some point, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said, but added the exact date of the visit is yet unknown.

Iranian social media users react to Russian diplomat’s picture with scarf 

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has captured the attention of Iranian social media users after her picture during a visit to Iran went viral while wearing Islamic veiling.

In Tehran, Russia FM slams US for ‘hindering revival of Iran nuclear deal’

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has slammed the United States for throwing a wrench in talks on a potential revival of the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, reaffirming Moscow’s support for the stances adopted by Tehran in the course of the negotiations in defense of its rights.

President Raisi urges swift end to Ukraine war, blames NATO provocations

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has called for an end to the Ukraine war, blaming the US and NATO for the conflict.

Russian FM and Iranian president meet in Tehran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Larvov, who is in Tehran at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart, on Wednesday met with Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi.

Envoy: Iran regards ties with Russia “a priority”

Iran’s ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has said Tehran regards its ties with Moscow as “a priority” under President Ebrahim Raeisi’s new policy of revitalizing relations with neighboring states.

Iranian official says visas to be probably lifted for Russian businessmen

The Iranian foreign ministry’s deputy for economic diplomacy has described relations with Russia as strategic calling for a focus on energy, trade and transit sectors to build on a surge in ties which he says saw a jump over the past months.

Russia healthcare sector calls for expansion of ties with Iran

Officials from Russia’s healthcare sector have called for the expansion of ties with Tehran to meet the country’s needs for medical supplies by importing Iranian products.

Putin says Russia against anti-Iran moves at IAEA

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is opposed to the anti-Iran moves by the US and its allies at the IAEA board of governors meeting.

Russia says will not support IAEA resolution against Iran

Russia will not associate itself with the resolution on Iran if it is approved at the current session of the IAEA Board of Governors, a Russian diplomat says.

Analyst: Russia sees benefits in potential Iran-West tensions

A political analyst says Russia may favor tensions between Iran and the West to divert attention from its military campaign against Ukraine, as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is expected to issue a resolution drafted by the US and its European allies against Iran’s nuclear program soon.

Iran, Russia discuss fight against money-laundering

Tehran and Moscow have discussed ways of tackling money laundering amid joint efforts between the two countries to minimize the impacts of foreign sanctions on their banking and financial sectors.

Russia says opposes anti-Iran resolution at IAEA board meeting

The Russia foreign minister expressed Moscow’s opposition to the anti-Iran resolution drafted by the US and three European countries at the meeting of the IAEA’s board of governors next week.

Russia says ball in US court for end of nuclear talks

The ball is now in the US court to ensure a successful conclusion of the Vienna negotiations on restoring the Iran nuclear deal, a Russian diplomat says.

Russian negotiator slams IAEA for Iran report leakage

Russia’s envoy to the Vienna talks on Iran’s nuclear program has deplored the leakage of UN atomic energy agency reports to the media, saying the issue will fuel speculations before the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) Board of Governors meeting next week.

Iran, Russia resolved to step up cooperation against US sanctions

Top Iranian and Russian security officials have slammed attempts by Western states to impose their own will on independent states through economic pressure, calling for the two countries to vastly broaden their economic cooperation against the Western sanctions targeting the two nations.

Iran, Russia to increase trade volume to 40 billion dollars

Iran’s Oil Minister says annual trade exchanges between the country and Russia will increase 10-fold from the current 4 billion dollars.

Iran and Russia ink three MoUs on energy and banking

Tehran and Moscow have signed three major memoranda of understanding (MoU) to expand bilateral cooperation in the fields of energy and banking, Iran’s Oil Minister Javad Owji says.

Iran says seeking closer ties with Russia as strategic policy

Iranian First Vice President Mohammd Mokhber says Tehran seriously pursues expansion of ties with Moscow as a strategic policy.

Iran says ready to supply Russian auto makers with components

Iran’s Minister of Industry, Trade, and Mine says Iranian manufacturers are ready to supply the Russian auto companies with car components.

Iran, Russia eye further expansion of trade, energy ties

Russian deputy prime minister says trade between Tehran and Moscow boosted by 81 percent last year and added the two sides need to further increase their ties to withstand the geopolitical changes.

Iran says in talks with Russia over development of Bushehr nuclear power plant

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the organization is in talks with Russia over the development of Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant.

Iran oil minister: It takes time for Russia to find oil customers amid sanctions

The Iranian oil minister says it will take time for Russia to find customers for its crude given the tough sanctions imposed on its energy sector by the West, despite the discounts that Moscow offers in the sales.

Expert: Upcoming visit by Russia’s deputy PM shows Moscow serious about Iran ties

International affairs expert Saleh Eskandari says the upcoming visit by Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Valentinovich Novak to Tehran shows the determination of the Russians in pursuing strategic relations with Iran.

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