Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi arrived in Moscow on Monday and was welcomed by senior Russian officials.
Heading a high-ranking political and economic delegation, Raisi arrived at Moscow Airport a few minutes ago, Mehr news agency reported.
Upon arrival at Vnukovo International Airport in Moscow, the Iranian president was welcomed by the Russian Minister of Energy Nikolay Shulginov and the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov.
Raisi left for Russia at the official invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin to deepen economic, political and cultural interactions.
During his 2-day visit, he is set to meet and hold talks with Putin on bilateral relations between Iran and Russia as well as the nuclear deal.
The Iranian president is also scheduled to attend and address the plenary session of the Duma, hold a meeting with Iranians residing in Russia and participate in a symposium with Russian economic actors.
Iranian Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Petroleum and Economic Affairs are escorting Raisi on the trip.
Source: Iranian media