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Zarif highlights Iranian, Russian determination to fight terrorism

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday highlighted Iranian and Russian determination to fight terrorism.

He made the remarks in a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.

Iran and Russia enjoy similar stance and widespread cooperation against extremism and terrorism, the Iranian foreign minister said.

He praised enhanced cooperation of Tehran and Moscow in all fields of economy, politics as well as regional and international affairs.

Lavrov for his part underlined importance of cooperation between Iran and Russia against terrorist groups in Syria.

The Russian official underlined execution of Iran and Russia bilateral agreements.

He called for preparatory works to hold the fourth Summit of the Caspian Sea littoral states and finalize the legal framework for the Caspian Sea.

Zarif is on a visit to Moscow leading a delegation arrived in Moscow on Friday to attend a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Syrian counterparts on adopting an anti-terror strategy to address the humanitarian crisis in the region.

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of IRAN

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