Tehran and Moscow are going to sign a comprehensive cooperation agreement during Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to Iran.
Heading a high-ranking delegation, Lavrov arrived in Tehran on Monday evening upon the official invitation of Iranian Foreign Minister Mhammad Javad Zarif and as part of political consultations between the foreign ministers of Iran.
According to Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh, Lavrov and Zarif will hold a new round of diplomatic talks in Tehran on Tuesday.
In addition to the deal, the new round of talks between the top diplomats includes various aspects of bilateral relations, regional issues, especially the latest developments in the Caucasus, Syria, Yemen, and Afghanistan, cooperation between the two countries at regional and international levels, as well as important issues such as JCPOA, countering US unilateral moves and illegal sanctions, Mehr news agency reported.
Earlier on Monday, Khatibzadeh said the agreement on comprehensive cooperation between Iran and Russia will be signed during the ministerial visit.
The spokesman said the Iran-Russia cooperation plan, that has been in effect for the past 10 years and would expire soon, will be extended during Lavrov’s visit to Tehran.
“The top Russian diplomat will hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday,” he added.
Source: Iranian media