• Andrew Korybko 2021/02/28

    By Andrew Korybko

    Iran has an integral role to play in Russian-South Asian connectivity

    Iran is geostrategically positioned to play an integral role in Russian-South Asian connectivity. President Putin told the Valdai Club during its annual meeting in October 2019 that “there is one more prospective route, the Arctic – Siberia – Asia.

  • former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev 2021-02-27 21:55

    Ex-Kyrgyz PM hopes Iran will join the EAEU soon

    TEHRAN - Writing an article in China Global Television Network (CGTN) on Friday, former Kyrgyz Prime Minister Djoomart Otorbaev expresses hope that Iran will join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as soon as possible.

  • Iran Russia 2021/02/22

    By Mohammad Hadi Shamkhani

    Why there is no news of extending 20-year agreement between Iran and Russia

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed in August that Iran is willing to extend the 20-year agreement with Russia. The 20-year agreement ends in March 2021. 

  • Stanislav Mitrakhovich 2021-02-22 16:38

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Idea of nuclear-weapon-free zones is unlikely: Russian expert

    THRAN - A Russian expert believes the idea of nuclear-weapon-free zones in West Asia is not practical due to the level of trust between nations and separate political groups.

  • Iran-Russia 2021-02-21 21:07

    Iran, Russia working on strategic deal

    Foreign Ministry spokesman tells Tehran Times: Iran and Russia have placed long-term cooperation on agenda

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russian authorities have begun working on drafting a new long-term cooperation document that would replace a decades-long treaty between the two countries, the Tehran Times can reveal.

  • Leonid Savin 2021-02-20 22:25

    By Mohammad Mazhari

    Moscow interested in strong partnership with Iran: Russian analyst

    TEHRAN - Leonid Savin, a Russian political analyst, is of the opinion that Moscow is keen to establish a strong partnership with Iran.

  • COVID-19 vaccine 2021-02-20 15:03

    Russia approves its third COVID-19 vaccine, CoviVac

    Russia on Saturday approved a third coronavirus vaccine for domestic use, Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said on state TV, though large-scale clinical trials of the shot, labelled CoviVac and produced by the Chumakov Centre, have yet to begin.

  • Iran plans to open innovation, technology centers in Russia, Syria 2021-02-19 14:55

    Iran plans to open innovation, technology centers in Russia, Syria

    TEHRAN – Iran plans to set up two houses of innovation and technology in Syria and Russia in the near future with the aim of finding new markets for domestic knowledge-based products in the region.

  • Iran, Russia hold second day of joint naval exercises 2021-02-17 18:44

    Iran, Russia hold second day of joint naval exercises

    Iran-Russia drill aimed to free hijacked vessels

    TEHRAN - On the second and last day of their joint drills in the northern Indian Ocean, which its main purpose was commercial security in the sea, the Iranian and Russian naval forces exercised freedom of two hijacked ships and extinguishing fire.

  • warship 2021-02-16 17:25

    Iran, Russia hold joint naval drill

    India will also join the exercise

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia started a naval drill in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean on Tuesday. 

  • Sayyari 2021-02-14 18:48

    Iran set to hold joint naval drill with Russia, China

    Joint naval exercise with Russia shows Iran’s naval power: admiral Sayyari

    TEHRAN – Iran, a regional power, is set to hold a joint naval exercise with Russia and China, two superpowers, in the Sea of Oman and the Northern Indian Ocean.

  • Iran and Russia 2021-02-14 08:50

    Post-American era

    TEHRAN – While Western countries portray Iran as being in desperate need to patch up its relations with the United States and Europe, Iran quietly moves to balance its foreign relations by identifying new trends and developments at the international level.

  • Russian diplomt 2021-02-13 18:27

    Russia underlines need to ensure Iran’s economic benefits from JCPOA

    TEHRAN – The United States and Europe should make a move to restore Iran’s economic benefits envisioned in the 2015 nuclear deal, two senior Russian diplomats said.

  • Deligani 2021-02-13 17:43

    Senior MP: Iran’s ties with Russia and Iraq have concerned the West

    TEHRAN- Hossein Ali Haji Deligani, a senior member of the Iranian Parliament’s presiding board, says Western states are concerned about his country’s efforts to strengthen relations and cooperation with its neighbors, especially Russia and Iraq.

  • Andrew Korybko 2021/02/13

    By Andrew Korybko

    Iranian-Azerbaijani relations will strengthen after Nagorno-Karabakh's liberation

    Ms. Rafiga Mammadzadeh, a journalist with Azerbaijan's popular Axar online media outlet, recently interviewed the Iranian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mr. Seyed Abbas Mousavi about the prospects for bilateral cooperation after Nagorno-Karabakh's liberation.

  • Biden 2021-02-13 11:29

    By Azin Sahabi

    Biden, listen please 

    TEHRAN - In several recommendations, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and the International Crisis Group (ICG), as two U.S. top think tanks, have elaborated on some building blocks and stumbling stones that Joe Biden faces in fulfilling his foreign policy objectives.

  • لاوروف 2021-02-12 16:05

    Moscow ready to break ties with EU: Lavrov

    Moscow is prepared to end the relationship with the European Union if the bloc introduces sanctions that put the Russian economy at risk, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov stated.

  • امضا 2021-02-10 15:06

    Tehran, Moscow sign MOU to enhance pharmaceutical cooperation

    TEHRAN – Representatives of Iranian and Russian health ministries signed a memorandum of understanding in Moscow on Wednesday to enhance cooperation in the pharmaceutical sector, especially the production of medicines and vaccines.

  • Speaker 2021-02-07 20:59

    Iran-Russia ties not subject to external factors: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali has hailed the relations between Tehran and Moscow, saying these relations are not subject to any foreign influence, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • واکسن 2021-02-07 17:13

    ‘Iran, Russia have high potential for medical co-op’

    TEHRAN – Iran and Russia have high potential for cooperation in the field of medicine and vaccines, Mohammad Reza Shanehsaz, head of the Iranian Food and Drug Administration, has said.

  • Ghalibaf 2021-02-06 22:35

    Iran’s Parliament speaker to visit Russia on Sunday 

    TEHRAN – Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, speaker of Iran’s Parliament, will pay a three-day visit to Russia on Sunday to deliver a message from Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei to Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

  • اسپوتنیک 2021-02-05 15:26

    Iran imports Sputnik V vaccine, AstraZeneca on agenda

    TEHRAN – The first consignment of Sputnik V, the Russian-made vaccine for the coronavirus, was imported on Thursday.

  • Ulyanov 2021-02-03 21:26

    U.S. should take the first step to revive JCPOA, Russia says

    TEHRAN - Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, has demanded the United States to make the first move to revive a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers.

  • Kiss 2021-02-01 21:51

    By Martin Love

    America has not been helping itself …

    It’s easy to get the impression that the people most set upon in the world now, really as never before, are the seven million or so people trapped in divided cantons inside historic Palestine with no civil rights, no vote, no official empathy and no resources to speak of except “samud”, an Arabic term for something like gutsy endurance in the face of pain.

  • FM 2021-01-31 22:04

    Is Russia mediating between Iran and U.S. on JCPOA?

    TEHRAN – As Iran and the United States moved to vociferously set their preconditions for any revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Russia quietly reached out to Tehran and Washington to address the “problem” of reviving the multilateral nuclear agreement.

  • U.S. diplomat 2021-01-30 20:15

    Washington, Moscow held ‘serious and meaningful’ dialogue on JCPOA

    TEHRAN – U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan has said in an interview that Washington and Moscow have held serious talks about the situation around the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

  • peace talk 2021-01-29 15:56

    Turkey, Iran, Russia emphasize Syrian Constitutional Committee to focus on peace

    TEHRAN - Iran, Turkey and Russia issued a joint statement on Thursday with regard to the Syria crisis, calling on the Syrian Constitutional Committee to reach an agreement between parties to end the war in Syria.

  • Zarif 2021-01-26 15:01

    Zarif: Iran seeking to form six-party union in the Caucasus region

    TEHRAN - Upon his arrival in Moscow on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is seeking to form a six-party bloc in the Caucasus region that would include Iran, Russia, Turkey, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia.

  • Widespread arrests & dozens of police injured in pro-Navalny protests in Russia 2021-01-25 16:01

    Widespread arrests & dozens of police injured in pro-Navalny protests in Russia

    Russian police have arrested more than 3,300 people who rallied in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny on Saturday. The US Embassy in Moscow posted a series of ‘protest routes’ marking the locations where demonstrators planned to meet on Twitter. Later, Russia’s Foreign Minister said, “Hypocrisy is a tool of US diplomacy that has become especially dangerous during the Covid-19 pandemic,” adding “Take care of your own problems and stop interfering in the internal affairs of other nations.”

  • Zarif 2021-01-20 21:19

    Zarif holds phone talks with Turkish counterpart ahead of Caucasus tour

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif spoke by phone with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on Tuesday night.