Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs Leonid Slutsky held a meeting in the videoconferencing regime with the head of the Commission on National Security and Foreign Policy of the Majlis of the Islamic Council of the Islamic Republic of Iran Vahid Jalalzade.
The parties discussed in detail the development of mechanisms for inter-parliamentary cooperation, the problems of economic cooperation, including the issues of increasing mutual trade and transferring settlements in national currencies, as well as countering the illegal sanctions of the collective West.
“Russia and Iran are under unprecedented external pressure. And this pressure from the West, primarily from the United States of America, encourages our countries to join forces both in the development of economic projects and in the closest possible cooperation on key political dossiers that determine both the regional and bilateral agenda,” Leonid said. Slutsky. The Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs noted the high pace of rapprochement between Moscow and Tehran in all areas of interaction, and also welcomed Iran’s efforts to join the format of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
For his part, Mr. Vahid Jalalzade announced the growing trends in strengthening bilateral relations and expressed support for Russia’s course towards maintaining multipolarity in the world.