Senior Iranian official meets President of Bashkortostan
The meeting took place on the sidelines of the first day of Iran-Russia cultural-social conference in Ufa.
Iran's Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei also was present in the meeting.
During the meeting, Yunesi pointed to the importance of such conferences to make people closer to each other, and said that getting acquainted more with each other's cultures will accelerate growing trend of relations between the two countries.
Referring to Iran-Russia cooperation background in different fields, the presidential aide called efforts of both countries in the fight against extremism and terrorism important.
President Khamitov also underlined importance of presence of senior Iranian delegation in Ufa conference, and called for the expansion of regional ties in different fields of industry, culture and tourism.
The 2-day social-cultural conference opened in Ufa by a general meeting.
Ali Yunesi is heading Iranian delegation in the conference.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency