Russia and Iran

Russia urges U.S. to lift anti-Iran sanctions

The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the United States is taking deliberate actions that hamper Iran’s measures to tackle the novel coronavirus outbreak. "Iranian President Hassan Rouhani recently said that along with the …

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Russia closes border with Iran over coronavirus fears

The Russian government announced a decision to close its border for foreign citizens and people without citizenship, arriving to Russia from Iran, Anadolu agency reports. The decision published on the government's website, was made …

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Rouhani invites Putin to summit in Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered Russian President Vladimir Putin to hold the next summit in the Astana format in the Islamic Republic, Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali said …

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Iran interested in Russia's military equipment

Russia's Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said that Tehran is interested in Russian military equipment. “Yes, of course, because our military equipment is rightfully considered the best in the world …

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Iran's Supreme Leader speaks in Russian now

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei now has a Twitter account in Russian to post his statements and speeches. "In the Name of God, the Beneficent, the Merciful," the first message says in …

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Pentagon to monitor Russia-China-Iran naval drills

The United States is monitoring joint Russia-China-Iran naval drills in the Indian Ocean and will cooperate with allies to ensure the freedom of navigation, Pentagon spokesperson Sean Robertson said. "We are …

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Zarif to make trip to Moscow in few days

Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif is schedules to travel to the Russian Capital on December 30, Mehr news agency reports. According to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, Zarif is to meet and hold talks with …

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