Russia-Iran cooperation can be crucial for global stability

Relations between Iran and Russia, which are more than 500 years old, can be pivotal for peace and stability in the world and on the regional level, Ali Akbar Velayati, a foreign policy adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday.

Relations between Iran and Russia, which are more than 500 years old, can be pivotal for peace and stability in the world and on the regional level, Ali Akbar Velayati, a foreign policy adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday. He was speaking at a round table at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS).

"Iran and Russia as neighboring countries have a long history and relations that are more than 500 years old and can be instrumental for creating peace, stability and tranquility in the world and on the regional level," Ali Akbar Velayati said. "Today we are witnessing valuable cooperation in the Middle East, western Asia, in Syria in combating terrorism."

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