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Zarif told Russian and foreign reporters that since the election of Hassan Rouhani as Iran’s president, the Islamic Republic has been pursuing the policy of close relations with Russia, regarding it as a strategic and serious partner, as a neighbour and country with which Iran has common positions on important international problems, according to IRNA news agency.
The Iranian foreign minister said co-operation between Tehran and Moscow is widening, the sides are negotiating the construction of new nuclear reactors in Iran and develop nuclear energy co-operation. Zarif said Iran hopes that “the negotiations with the West have reached the final stage, and consultations with Russia will be broader.”
According to IRNA, the Iranian foreign minister said consultations and meetings with Russian officials, including on countering the threat emanating from the Islamic State terrorists, as well as deeper co-operation in this respect.”
According to Iranian media, Zarif arrived in Moscow from Ankara where he attended the inauguration ceremony of Turkish new President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.