Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance said that necessary infrastructures are prepared for expansion of cultural ties between Tehran and Moscow.

Iran pressIran news: “The cultural committee that has been formed as part of the Iran-Russia Cooperation Commission brought new opportunities for both countries to expand cultural ties,” Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi said. 

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance expressed hope that the talks to be held with Russian cultural officials and figures during his visit will usher into new events, Iran press reported.

“Iran and Russia hold long-lasting ties and have drawn new frameworks for cooperation over recent decades, which have resulted in fruitful cultural agreements and exchanges,” Abbas Salehi stressed. 

Abbas Salehi is to deliver a speech at a specialized meeting on preserving antiquities and will also meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Medinsky and other officials attending the conference.

Iran’s Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Abbas Salehi departed Tehran for Moscow on Wednesday to take part in the VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum, due to be held in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, November 15 – 17.

The forum will be attended by the ministers of culture from many countries, high-ranking political officials, representatives of international organizations, activists and scholars from across the globe.

The VII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum consists of 15 different sections, including education, tourism, cinema, art and museology. 101/201

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Nov 16, 2018 10:02 Asia/Tehran
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