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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.
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.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has called for an end to the Ukraine war, blaming the US and NATO for the conflict.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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’s Oil Minister says annual trade exchanges between the country and Russia will increase 10-fold from the current 4 billion dollars.
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.
Iranian First Vice President Mohammd Mokhber says Tehran seriously pursues expansion of ties with Moscow as a strategic policy.
Iran’s Minister of Industry, Trade, and Mine says Iranian manufacturers are ready to supply the Russian auto companies with car components.
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.
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.
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.
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.