28 December 201712:52

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai


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On December 28, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov received Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the Russian Federation Mehdi Sanai at the latter’s request.

The diplomats engaged in a trust-based exchange of views on the current situation in the Middle East with an emphasis on developments in Syria and Yemen. As they looked at problems related to the Syrian settlement, the sides focused on closer cooperation between Russia and Iran in the context of the results of the 8th International Meeting on Syria in Astana and as part of preparations for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress, due to be held in Sochi on January 29-30, 2018.

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