Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation on Sunday and stressed the importance of further development of Tehran-Moscow relations in various fields.
President Rouhani also described deepening of relations and cooperation beneficial for both nations and said: “We should attempt to turn Caspian Sea into the sea of peace and friendship and a factor for further cementing of relations, cooperation and friendship”.
“Bilateral and multilateral cooperation of Iran and Russia in different regional and international matters, including regional security and fighting terrorism and ISIS in Syria have had positive regional effects and this cooperation should continue until the full eradication of terrorism,” he added.
At the same meeting, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation refereed to the developing relations between the two countries and said: “Moscow is ready to further develop relations and cooperation with Tehran in areas of interest to both sides”.
He also described the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) an important international agreement and emphasised the importance of all parties’ efforts to keep the deal after US’ unilateral withdrawal from it.