Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Iran-Russia Relations

Iranian daily seems to suggest Russian envoy to Tehran be declared persona non grata

An Iranian daily has lashed out at Russian Ambassador to Tehran Levan Dzhagaryan for his “bleak record” of interference in Iran’s affairs and disrespect for the country’s values.

Official: Russian deputy PM to visit Iran soon

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak is due to visit Iran soon to hold talks with high-ranking Iranian officials.

Russian ambassador: No hurdle to Tehran-Moscow armaments cooperation

Russia’s ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan has underlined the necessity of expansion of ties with Tehran, stressing there is no obstacle to mutual armaments cooperation.

Iran, Russia sign comprehensive railway transit agreement

Iran and Russia have signed a comprehensive railway transit agreement, preparing to significantly ratchet up bilateral ties in transportation.

Iran, Russia to discuss increased transportation ties

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Qassemi has travelled to Russia to discuss the enhancement of bilateral relations in the area of transportation.

Russia rejects ‘fake’ media claims of Iranian arms transfer

Moscow’s Embassy in Tehran has dismissed as “fake” media claims of Iran’s transfer of arms to Russia, which is involved in a military operation in neighboring Ukraine.

Iran official calls for deepening trade ties with Russia in the wake of war

The head of Iran’s Trade Promotion Organization has predicted it’s highly likely the Ukraine war will drag on and further sanctions will be slapped on Russia.

Iran, Russia sign deal for cooperation in exhibition industry

Iran and Russia have signed an agreement to expand bilateral cooperation in the exhibition industry, as the two countries work to promote commercial ties and investments.

Iran says resolution on Russia suspension from UNHRC politically driven

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi said the UN General Assembly’s draft resolution to suspend Russia’s membership from Human Rights Council was politically-motivated.

Iran, Russia hold major trade conference

The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation have held a major bilateral trade conference.

Iranian delegation visiting Russia for expansion of trade ties

An Iranian trade delegation is visiting Russia with the aim of expanding exports and buying livestock inputs and oil seeds from the country.

Russia FM: Tehran-Moscow ties have great significance

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has described ties with Iran as significant, voicing Moscow's readiness for the expansion of relations with Tehran.

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman describes ties with Iran as “stable”

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova has told Iran’s Tasnim News Agency that relations between Tehran and Moscow are stable.

Iranian source rejects report about Tehran-Moscow secret deal

An informed source at Iran’s Foreign Ministry rejects as “fake news” a British newspaper’s report about a secret deal between Iran and Russia over the Vienna talks.

Iran, Russia discussing possibility of using MIR cards

Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali says Tehran and Moscow are discussing the possibility of recognizing cards using Russian MIR payment system.

Iranian FM says two British citizens released on humanitarian grounds

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has denied claims that the country released two British-Iranian citizens in exchange for London paying back its decades-long debt to the Islamic republic.

Iran: Russia no obstacle to deal in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Russia has created no obstacle to reaching a deal between Iran and the P4+1 group in Vienna.

Russia: West sanctions affect Iran nuclear deal

The Kremlin on Tuesday cautioned the West that Russia's interests as part of the Iranian nuclear deal would have to be ensured after the United States and its allies slapped sanctions on Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine.

Iran FM says will discuss Ukraine war, Vienna talks in Moscow

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran openly condemns war, wherever in the world it may be. Amir Abdollahian made the comment upon arrival in Moscow for talks with top Russian officials.

Iran Russia ambassador: New alliance developing against US

Iran’s Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali says a new alliance involving Russia and China is burgeoning against the US. Jalali made the comment at a virtual conference on the Iran-Russia ties.

Russia says Iran nuclear talks proceeding normally

Negotiations on restoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) are proceeding normally, without artificial delays, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced in a statement on Monday.

Spokesman: Iran FM to visit Moscow to discuss Vienna process

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian will pay a visit to Moscow on Tuesday to discuss regional developments and issues concerning the Vienna negotiations.

Iranian MP: Russia Tehran’s ally, defending own national interests

The spokesman for the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has said Russia is an ally of the Islamic Republic and it is acting to protect its national interests.

Russian ambassador to Tehran: Moscow does not want JCPOA to collapse

The Russian ambassador to Tehran says Moscow wants the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, to succeed, but its own interests are also important to the Kremlin and these interests exist for Iran as well.

US official says Russia demanding more in Iran nuclear deal

A top US State Department official said Tuesday that “Russia is trying to up the ante and broaden its demands” regarding the Iran nuclear deal “and we are not playing ‘Let's Make a Deal.’”

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