Johannesburg (IP) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Thursday.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 15th BRICS Summit.

Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi had left Tehran for Johannesburg at the head of a delegation on Wednesday night.

Besides addressing the Summit, he is set to meet some of the heads of state present at the event separately.

President Raisi has already held meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal Bin Farhan.

In today’s BRICS meeting, the Islamic Republic of Iran and five other countries officially joined the bloc.


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