Tehran (IP) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin held a meeting in Tehran prior to the Astana Summit due to be held tonight.

Iran PressIran News: Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived in Tehran on Tuesday afternoon to attend the Astana summit's seventh round and meet with Iranian officials.

During the meeting, President Raisi stated that the cooperation in the fight against terrorism has led to security in the region; while other countries claimed to fight terrorism, it was Iran and Russia who stuck to their promise and truly fought terrorism.

President Putin, for his part, expressed happiness with his visit to Iran and noted that the two countries' relations had grown dramatically.

He pointed out that Iran-Russia cooperation in various fields is progressing significantly, and trade ties are progressing fast.

The president of Russia also said that security cooperation between the two states would increase.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet for the 7th Trilateral Summit Meeting in Astana to discuss the latest developments in Syria and fight against the terror groups, particularly ISIS.


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