Tehran hosts meeting on Iran-Russia media cooperation

July 13, 2018

TEHRAN – The Press Affairs Department of Iran’s Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance hosted the Meeting of Iran-Russia Media Cooperation in Tehran on Thursday.

The Vice Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of Russia, Alexey Volin, and the representatives of 10 Russian media attended the meeting, the ministry announced in a press release on Friday.

Speaking at the meeting, Deputy Culture Minister for Press Affairs Mohammad Soltanifar said, “There have been joint economic, political and cultural interests between the two countries, which can lead to further media cooperation.”

Volin also on his part stressed the need for the expansion of relations between Iran and Russia.

Managing directors of several Iranian news agencies also attended the meeting.

Photo: Deputy Culture Minister for Press Affairs Mohammad Soltanifar (L) and Vice Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of Russia Alexey Volin attend the Meeting of Iran-Russia Media Cooperation in Tehran on July 12, 2018.

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