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Iran, Makhachkala to boost scientific, cultural ties

Moscow, Iran ambassador to Russia Mahdi Sanaei in a meeting with President of Dagestan Vladimir Vasilev and some governmental and academic officials emphasized developing scientific and cultural cooperation.

Visiting Dagestan economy minister, chancellor of Dagestan State University and unveiling Hafez memorial statue were on Sanaei's agenda.

He also delivered speech in Dagestan State University scholars' council meeting, was granted honorary professor degree, attended the international scientific conference on RussianSoviet translator M. N. Osmanov and unveiled Iranian awards to Dagestan national museum.

Dagestan is a federal subject of Russia, located in the North Caucasus region. Its capital and largest city is Makhachkala, centrally located on the Caspian Sea coast.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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