Russia Resolved to Strengthen Ties with Iran: Lavrov

Russia Resolved to Strengthen Ties with Iran: Lavrov

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov reaffirmed his country’s commitment to the promotion of relations with Iran after the passing away of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian.

In a telephone conversation with Iran’s caretaker foreign minister on Saturday, Lavrov once again offered his condolences on the loss of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian in a tragic helicopter crash.

He also underlined Russia’s determination to pursue and bolster relations with Iran.

For his part, Ali Baqeri thanked Russia for expressing readiness to help with the search for the helicopter carrying the president and foreign minister, which crashed on May 19.

The caretaker minister noted that multilateralism and strengthening international relations is a strategic choice of Iran and Russia to shape a just world, the ministry’s website reported.

The two diplomats further discussed the ways to promote multilateral cooperation and stressed the need to strengthen bilateral relations.

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