Russia and Iran

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Iran nuclear talks put on hold?

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian discussed by phone on Thursday the prospects for resuming the full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) on the Iranian nuclear …

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Tehran: NATO expansion reason behind situation in Ukraine

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that NATO expansion and the West's disregard for Russia's security considerations are the reasons for the current situation in Ukraine. "We think that the root of …

Novak to visit Iran

Novak to visit Iran

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak will visit Iran in the near future, where he will meet with the republic's First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber, Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari said. …

Murashko holds meeting with Iranian Vice President

Murashko holds meeting with Iranian Vice President

Russian Health Minister Mikhail Murashko held talks with Iranian Vice President Sorena Sattari in Moscow. According to the Russian Health Ministry' press service, the parties discussed cooperation in the production and supply of …

Russian Mir card may be recognized in Iran

Russian Mir card may be recognized in Iran

Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said that Tehran is discussing with Moscow the Mir payment system recognition. "This issue is on the agenda, which we are discussing with our Russian colleagues," RIA Novosti quoted …

Iranian top diplomat to visit Moscow on March 15

Iranian top diplomat to visit Moscow on March 15

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian will make an official visit to Moscow on Tuesday to hold consultations on restoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said at a …

Iran is opposed to sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Iran is opposed to sanctions against Russia over Ukraine

Iran is opposed to the West’s sanctions against Russia, introduced amid the worsening of the situation in Ukraine, Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said in a telephone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey …

Iran welcomes Russia-Ukraine talks

Iran welcomes Russia-Ukraine talks

Tehran welcomes negotiations between Russia and Ukraine and hopes that the dialogue will help resolve the crisis in the region, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told a news conference on Monday. "This is good …

Russian ship runs aground in Volga-Caspian shipping canal

Russian ship runs aground in Volga-Caspian shipping canal

Today, at the 51st kilometre of the Volga-Caspian sea shipping channel, the ship Volgo-Balt 239 en route to Iran ran aground, the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation for the Astrakhan region …

Putin informs Iran president about Ukraine developments

Putin informs Iran president about Ukraine developments

Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by telephone with his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi at the latter's request, the Kremlin stated on Thursday. "Putin informed [Raisi] about the evolving situation around Ukraine in the …

Russian and Iranian FMs discuss nuclear deal, bilateral ties

Russian and Iranian FMs discuss nuclear deal, bilateral ties

The Russian and Iranian foreign ministers discussed the Iranian nuclear deal and bilateral relations, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said. Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian discussed over the phone the …

Iran and Russia to hold joint agricultural working group

Iran and Russia to hold joint agricultural working group

Iran and Russia will hold a joint working group in the field of agriculture, Iran's Deputy Ministry of Agriculture for Horticultural Affairs said Mohammad Mehdi Boroumandi said. Iranian and Russian ministries of agriculture …

Iran offers Russia swap gas supplies through its territory

Iran offers Russia swap gas supplies through its territory

The Iranian side offered Russia to carry out swap gas supplies through its territory, Iranian oil minister Javad Ouji said. "During the current trip [to Russia], swap deliveries of Russian gas through Iran were discussed. In recent …