2020-November-26 11:15
Politics
2020-November-22  14:21

Iran, Russia Vow to Broaden Parliamentary Ties

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazzem Jalali and Chairman of Russian State Duma's International Affairs Committee Leonid Slutsky in a meeting underlined the need to expand mutual cooperation between the two countries' parliaments.

During the meeting in the Russian capital on Saturday, Jalali and Slutsky discussed bilateral relations, specially in the political, economic, and parliamentary fields, COVID-19 outbreak, as well as regional and international developments, including cooperation between the two countries in the framework of international forums such as the United Nations General Assembly and the UN Security Council (UNSC).

The two sides, meantime, stressed the need to use the capacity of the two countries' parliaments to strengthen relations between the two countries in all areas.

In relevant remarks in early October, Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin reviewed bilateral relations and regional developments.

Qalibaf and Volodin conferred on the latest developments in the region and reviewed the ways for further expansion of parliamentary cooperation.

Both officials stressed the need for sharing experiences between the parliaments of the two neighboring countries.