Pres. Rouhani: Bilateral, multilateral Iran-Russia ties in Syria’s peace, stability must continue

Date:16/01/1397
President Hassan Rouhani met with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation in Ankara and offered him congratulations over his re-election, saying: “Relations and cooperation between Iran and Russia are at a good level with the determination of the two governments and will further develop”.
President referred to the constructive and developing relations between Iran and Russia in various fields, saying: “Tehran-Moscow strategic relations are in line with development of regional and international peace and security”.
President Hassan Rouhani met with President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation in Ankara and offered him congratulations over his re-election, saying: “Relations and cooperation between Iran and Russia are at a good level with the determination of the two governments and will further develop”.
Stressing the importance of precise implementation of Iran-Russia agreements in various fields, President said: “Deepening baking relations and facilitating travel between the two countries will further boost Tehran-Moscow economic relations”.
Underscoring that Iran-Russia ties will continue at strategic level, he said: “Bilateral and multilateral relations between Iran and Russia, especially in this summit, must continue to serve the process of peace, stability and political process, as well as making the wishes of the people of Syria realized”.
He also described Tehran-Moscow relations positive in various fields, saying: “Iran and Russia have common views and constructive cooperation in regional and international issues, particularly on Syria”.
Dr Rouhani went on to describe the Sochi Summit effective in resolving the Syrian crisis, adding: “Security and stability in Syria, return of refugees to their countries and attempts to shape the future of Syria with the votes of the people of the country are the important goals of the Ankara Summit”.
On the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), he said: “If some day something happens that deprives us of benefits of the JCPOA, we will take a new decision”.
Stressing the importance of cooperation between Iran and Russia in developing regional and international stability and security, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran said: “We must attempt to put an end to the bombing and killing of people in Yemen to let medicine and food aids be provided to the people of the country by the global community”.
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin referred to positive, close Iran-Russia cooperation and relations in various bilateral, regional and international fields, especially the Syrian issue and called for permanent cooperation and dialogue by the authorities of the two countries in developing Tehran-Moscow relations.
He also said that relations between the two countries will continue in political, economic, energy and defence fields, saying: “Russia is determined to invest more in various economic fields in Iran”.
On the nuclear deal, he added: “All parties’ living up to their commitments in this agreement is essential and the international community must support JCPOA’s stability, because undermining it in any way undermines diplomacy in the region and the world”.
“Iran is a great regional power with intelligent people and must have its place, rights and interests at national and regional levels,” continued Putin.