2021-February-28 19:33
Politics
2021-January-26  19:15

Iran, Russia Ink Cyber Security Agreement

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday signed an agreement to expand cyber security.

The agreement signed in Moscow is a significant landmark in the bilateral relations between the two countries in the field of cybersecurity in the national and international arena and aims at the expansion of regional and international cooperation.  

According to the new agreement, Iran and Russia will strengthen their cyber cooperation in terms of security, technical assistance, and the fight against cybercrimes.

Zarif, who arrived in Moscow on the second leg of his regional tour today met and held talks with Lavrov at the Russian foreign ministry.

The Iranian foreign minister also held talks with his Azeri counterpart Jeyhoun Bayramov, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, and other high-ranking Azeri officials on Monday.