Boosting Iran-Russia co-op essential: Larijani

February 7, 2018

TEHRAN – Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that it is essential for Iran and Russia to expand cooperation in order to “make more advances”.

“Iran and Russia have had good cooperation especially on regional issues and the Syrian issue,” he said during a meeting with Leonid Slutsky, the special envoy of State Duma.

Larijani said that Iran welcomes expansion of cooperation with Russia in various other areas.

He added that the two countries have capacities to expand economic ties.

Elsewhere, he praised Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin’s efforts to boost relations.

For his part, Slutsky said that Russia is ready to study all the capacities to expand ties.

He also called for expansion of parliamentary relations.

NA/PA

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