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Iran, Russia FMs discuss regional issues

Moscow, Iranian and Russian Foreign Ministers on Monday afternoon discussed important issues of mutual interest, including the latest devlopments in the region.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is participating in the international Valdai Discussion Club's conference 2018 in Moscow held talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov after the event.

They discussed ways for strengthening bilateral ties, main issues and crises of the region, latest developments in Yemen and Syria, and the results of the Sochi talks on Syria.

Valdai conference this year dubbed 'Russia in the Middle East: Playing on Every Field,' began with the speeches of Zarif and Lavrov on Monday morning.

Other topics of the talks between the two FMs were strengthening relations on tourism, holding joint economic committee, promoting banking ties, Caspian Sea, and political initiatives to resolve the Syrian crisis and the necessity to end the war in Yemen, as well as sending humanitarian aids to the war-torn country.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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