• Rouhani Putin 2020-04-21 21:52

    Iranian and Russian presidents call ties ‘strategic’

    Rouhani, Putin talk on phone, seek speedy implementation of Tehran-Moscow agreements

    TEHRAN – In a phone conversation late on Tuesday President Hassan Rouhani and Russian President Vladimir Putin called the Tehran-Moscow ties “strategic” and called a speedy implementation of the agreements between the two immediate neighbors.

  • Putin reiterates support for Iran deal 2019-04-27 23:01

    Russia won't immediately raise oil output after Iran waivers end

    Russia will not immediately raise oil output after the United States ends sanctions waivers for buyers of Iranian crude in May, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.

  • Putin 2018-09-30 01:00

    Putin to visit India next week

    TEHRAN - Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit India on October 4-5 for the 19th India-Russia annual bilateral summit, Indian government officially announced on Friday.

  • Germany 2017-06-01 02:20

    By Adam Taylor

    Even Merkel’s political rivals are on her side against Trump

    As they campaign against each other ahead of national elections in September, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her chief political rival, Martin Schulz, find themselves united in opposition to President Trump.

  • putin netanyahu 2017-03-11 16:47

    Putin-Netanyahu meeting focuses on Iran

    Netanyahu says Persia made “an attempt to destroy the Jewish people nearly 2,500 years ago! 

    TEHRAN - During a meeting on Thursday in Moscow, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu exchanged opinions on the situation in the Middle East and discussed bilateral cooperation. 

  • shamkhani 2017-02-04 20:50

    Putin’s Syria envoy due in Tehran

    TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy on Syria is scheduled to travel to Tehran on Sunday.

  • Mikhail Gorbachev 2017-01-28 02:54

    By Mikhail Gorbachev Mikhail Gorbachev was the president of the Soviet Union

    'It all looks as if the world is preparing for war'

    The world today is overwhelmed with problems. Policymakers seem to be confused and at a loss.

  • Gorbachev 2017-01-03 04:08

    By Eric Walberg

    Glasnost 1988: Historic moment for Iran and Russia

    On January 1, 1988, just a year and a half before he passed away on June 3, 1989, Ayatollah Khomeini made a historic move, reaching out the Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, in a gesture of anti-imperialist solidarity, despite the long hiatus in relations with communist Russia. This was at a time of war against Iraq and continued subversion of Iran by the U.S. and Israel. He sent President Gorbachev his only written message to a foreign leader.

  • Iran deal 2016-12-31 20:53

    Key events in 2016

    In many ways, 2016 was a year of extremes. The world saw a massive wave of political change and natural catastrophes. As the year 2016 comes to an end, here’s a look back at the major headlines and events.

  • Putin-Abe 2016-12-18 19:17

    Abe-Putin talks underline deep differences on territorial issue

    A joint news conference in Tokyo by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin on Dec. 16 threw a glaring spotlight on differences in priorities.

  • Tillerson 2016-12-14 16:27

    President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State. President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State.

    Can Tillerson succeed as secretary of state?

    Having worked for half a dozen of his predecessors, here are several takeaways on the significance of his appointment.

  • bogdanov 2016-12-08 14:35

    Russia says informed Iran of U.S. suggestion on Syria

    TEHRAN – The Russian deputy foreign minister for African and Arab affairs on Wednesday said his country informed Iran of the U.S. suggestions on Syria when he recently visited Iran, Tasnim reported.

  • Rouhani and Putin meet in Baku 2016-12-07 09:32

    Kremlin confirms Putin wrote confidential letter to Rouhani

    TEHRAN – The Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin’s point man on Syria has delivered a “confidential” letter penned by the Russian head of state to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

  • rouhani 2016-12-03 20:10

    Iran, Russia to continue war on terror, Rouhani says

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Iran and Russia will continue cooperation in fighting terrorism until it is eradicated.

  • bogdanov 2016-12-03 09:21

    Putin’s envoy due in Tehran for talks on Syria

    TEHRAN – Russia’s presidential representative for the Middle East and Africa is scheduled to visit Iran on Monday for talks on issues of mutual interest, including the ongoing crisis in Syria, Ebrahim Rahimpour, deputy foreign minister for Asia-Pacific Affairs, told IRNA on Thursday. 

  • putin 2016-08-31 12:12

    There is no such Iranian nuclear threat as Washington heralds: Putin