Putin sends a letter to Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei on strengthening Russia-Iran relations
China News Service, March 7th. According to a comprehensive report, on the 6th, the Russian ambassador to Iran visited Velayati, the international affairs adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei, and delivered a letter from Russian President Putin to Khamenei. The letter concerns the issue of strengthening bilateral relations between Russia and Iran.
According to the Russian Satellite Network, the press officer of the Russian Embassy in Iran, Maxim Suslov, said that Russian President Putin sent a letter to Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei. The letter was passed to Khamenei’s adviser Velayati.
Suslov said on the 6th: “Today the ambassador was invited to have a meeting with the (Iranian) Supreme Leader’s Senior Adviser. During this period, a letter has been forwarded. This is for the speaker of the Iranian Parliament (during his visit to Russia) in early February. Reply to the letter forwarded (to the Russian leadership).”
He pointed out that the letter involved strengthening the bilateral relations between Russia and Iran, “it also involved some international and regional aspects.”
< p>According to the news agency of the Islamic Republic of Iran, during the meeting, Velayati stated that Russia is Iran’s “friend, neighbor and strategic partner”.
Velayati said that Iran and Russia have proven effective in maintaining peace in the Middle East, especially in the fight against terrorism in Syria.
He also said that Iran will strengthen its relations with Russia in various fields. The two countries have signed good cooperation agreements in various fields such as energy, peaceful use of nuclear technology, and transportation, and they must step up implementation of these cooperation agreements. Iran welcomes Russian private sector investment in Iran’s infrastructure projects.