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Iran's top nuclear negotiator meets Russian counterpart

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, Dec 4, IRNA
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili met with his Russia counterpart Valentin Sobolev on Tuesday.

The two discussed major regional and international developments as well as bilateral cooperation.

Sobolev said that Moscow is ready to talk with Tehran on all regional and bilateral issues.

Jalili, who arrived in the Russian capital on Monday for talks with senior officials of the country, felicitated Sobolev on the victory of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia Party in Sunday's parliamentary election.

"The massive turnout of Russians in the election indicated their support for President Putin's policies," he said.

Turning to Tehran-Moscow cooperation, he said bilateral cooperation could lead to carrying out further joint projects which would benefit national interests of both countries.

Jalili also laid emphasis on strategic cooperation between Iran and Russia.

The two officials then continued their talks in camera.


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