Russia and Iran

Israel: Russia to save Iran from sanctions

Moscow plans to aid Tehran to prevent economic damage with tacit support from Europe, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said. According to the ministry, Russia and Iran have agreed on a mechanism to spare Iran the impact of what are intended …

Lavrov warns against attempts to contain Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday warned against attempts to contain Iran.  There are attempts to weaken Iran's position in order to stabilize Yemen, Syria and Iraq. But that would be …

Iranian oil minister to attend Russian Energy Week

Iran's oil minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh will take part in the Russian Energy Week forum in Moscow due on October 3-5, the event’s program said. Zangeneh is expected to attend a session devoted to global gas …

Putin 'appalled' by 'terrorist' attack in Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday denounced the attack on an army parade in Iran, offering condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and calling for deeper anti-terror cooperation. …

Ali Larijani to arrive in Russia on September 7

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Russia to participate in the meeting of the Russian-Iranian interparliamentary commission on September 7. "Mr. Larijani will attend a meeting of the …