Russia and Iran

Putin, Rouhani stress importance of enhancing efforts to resolve Syrian conflict

Putin, Rouhani stress importance of enhancing efforts to resolve Syrian conflict

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani discussed by the phone the situation in Syria and stressed the importance of enhancing joint efforts to resolve the …

 Russian-Iranian oil deal finalized

Russian-Iranian oil deal finalized

The oil-for-food deal between  Russia and Iran is done, Iran’s petroleum minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said, adding that Iran expects supplies from Russia. "The deal is finalized and being carried out …

Putin congratulates Rouhani on #039convincing victory#039 in Iranian presidential vote

Putin congratulates Rouhani on 'convincing victory' in Iranian presidential vote

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Iran's incumbent President Hassan Rouhani on the victory in the national presidential election held Friday, the Kremlin's …

Russia fulfills its S-300 missile system deal with Iran

Russia fulfills its S-300 missile system deal with Iran

Russia fulfilled all its commitments under the contract to deliver S-300 air defense systems to Iran in 2016, CEO of Russia’s state corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov said at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin …

Moscow, Tehran and Damascus condemn US actions

Moscow, Tehran and Damascus condemn US actions

Moscow, Damascus and Tehran agree that the US strike on Syria was an act of aggression, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks with his Syrian and Iranian counterparts. "We held important …

Russia and Iran: US actions help ISIS

Russia and Iran: US actions help ISIS

Defense ministers of Russia and Iran, Sergey Shoigu and Hossein Dehqan, in a telephone conversation on Tuesday discussed the situation in the region following a US missile strike on Syria, the press service …

Rouhani: Iran gives priority to relations with Russia and Azerbaijan

Rouhani: Iran gives priority to relations with Russia and Azerbaijan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that his administration gives priority to ties with the neighboring countries, in particular Russia and Azerbaijan. The president noted the ties with Azerbaijan and Russia have …

Lavrov and Zarif discuss situation in Syria after US strike

Lavrov and Zarif discuss situation in Syria after US strike

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif hold a phone conversation today to discuss the situation in Syria after the US strike on Homs. "Lavrov …

 Iranian, Russian FMs discuss expansion of bilateral ties

Iranian, Russian FMs discuss expansion of bilateral ties

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed a range of issues in a telephone conversation, including expansion of bilateral ties between Tehran …

 Iran condemns St. Petersburg metro blast

Iran condemns St. Petersburg metro blast

Tehran condemns the train blast at the Saint Petersburg metro system, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said. "Creating insecurity and the killing of innocent people is the most humiliating act for achieving …

Iran interested in purchase of 100 Sukhoi Superjet planes

Iran interested in purchase of 100 Sukhoi Superjet planes

Iran has shown interest in purchasing 100 Russia’s medium-haul Sukhoi Superjet 100 (SSJ100) passenger planes but the agreement has only been reached regarding 12 aircraft as of the moment, Russian Energy Minister …

Russia doubled trade turnover with Iran in January, Novak says

Russia doubled trade turnover with Iran in January, Novak says

Russia almost doubled the trade turnover with Iran, the head of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, Alexander Novak said. "A key impetus in the relations with Iran was Vladimir Putin’s visit to …

Iran, Russia call for continuation of fight against terrorism

Iran, Russia call for continuation of fight against terrorism

Yesterday President Vladmir Putin met President of Iran Hassan Rouhani in Moscow

Russia and Iran sign 14 MoUs as part of Rouhani#039s visit

Russia and Iran sign 14 MoUs as part of Rouhani's visit

Russian and Iranian officials signed 14 memorandums of understanding (MOUs) on the sidelines of a meeting between the Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart Hassan …

Vladimir Putin hails Iran as Russia’s reliable partner

Vladimir Putin hails Iran as Russia’s reliable partner

Iran is Russia’s good neighbor, as well as stable and reliable partner, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said as he began talks with Iran’s visiting President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday. …

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

Rouhani to visit Moscow ahead of the Iranian presidential elections

The relationship between Iran and Russia is much more comprehensive than the future of Assad or the future of Syria

 Zarif: Russia can use its military bases #039on case by case basis#039

Zarif: Russia can use its military bases 'on case by case basis'

Russia could use Iranian military bases to launch air strikes against militants in Syria on a "case by case basis", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said. "Russia doesn't have a military …

Rouhani leaves for Moscow to meet with Putin - media

Rouhani leaves for Moscow to meet with Putin - media

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has departed from Tehran for an official two-day visit to Moscow at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin. The sides are expected to ink about 10 …

Ministry of Economic Development: Russian-Iranian trade turnover doubled

Ministry of Economic Development: Russian-Iranian trade turnover doubled

The year-on-year trade turnover between Russia and Iran almost doubled in January 2017, exceeding $155 million, the Russian Ministry of Economic Development said. "The Russian-Iranian trade turnover in January 2017 increased by 98% …

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

Medvedev and Rouhani to discuss trade between Tehran and EAEU

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and Iranian President Hassan Ruhani will discuss the formation of trade regime between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Tehran on March 27 in Moscow, the press office …

Date of Iranian President#039s visit to Russia revealed

Date of Iranian President's visit to Russia revealed

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Russia on March 27-28, the Kremlin press service said in a statement on Thursday. Vestnik Kavkaza earlier reported that Rouhani will meet Russian President …

 Astana to hold bilateral consultations on Syrian settlement

Astana to hold bilateral consultations on Syrian settlement

Russian-Turkish and Russian-Iranian consultations are due to take place today on the sidelines of the Astana talks on Syria, the Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said. "Today intensive bilateral …

Rouhani to visit Moscow in late March

Rouhani to visit Moscow in late March

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet in late March in Moscow, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said. …

Iran to pay oil for Russian goods

Iran to pay oil for Russian goods

Iran is ready to make an agreement on supplies of 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day to Russia within the next 10-15 days, Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said at a meeting with …

Russia#039s Novak to meet with Iran#039s Vaezi

Russia's Novak to meet with Iran's Vaezi

The Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will hold a meeting with the Iranian information and communications technology minister Mahmoud Vaezi in Moscow, the Russian Energy Ministry spokeswoman …

Iran seeks constructive marine interaction with Russia

Iran seeks constructive marine interaction with Russia

Iran seeks to bolster “good and constructive” marine cooperation with Russia, an Iranian naval commander says, Press TV reports. Captain Mohsen Sheidayee, the commander of a flotilla of Iranian warships, …

Iranian flotilla arrives in Russian southern port of Makhachkala

Iranian flotilla arrives in Russian southern port of Makhachkala

A flotilla of Iranian ships arrived with an unofficial visit at the port in the Russian city of Makhachkala on the Caspian Sea, the press service of the Russian Southern Military District said on Thursday, …

Tatneft to study Shadegan oil field in Iran

Tatneft to study Shadegan oil field in Iran

Russian company Tatneft will soon begin exploration of the Shadegan field in Iran, corresponding memorandum was signed by representatives of Tatneft and Iranian NISOC. "Tatneft must sent the results and its plan to Iran in six …

S-300 “smashed” ballistic missile during Iran#039s tests

S-300 “smashed” ballistic missile during Iran's tests

The Iranian Air Defense has conducted a test of the Russia-supplied S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile system, evaluating its performance in different combat scenarios. The Russian system was pitted against various aerial targets with …

Iran successfully tests Russian S-300 missile system during drills

Iran successfully tests Russian S-300 missile system during drills

The Iranian Armed Forces have successfully tested the S-300 surface-to-air missile systems bought from Russia during the drills, Sputnik reports citing Tasnim news agency. According to the agency, Iranian experts conducted a number …