Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran and Moscow enjoy strategic ties, adding that Russia has always stood by Iran in difficult situation, ONA reports citing IRNA.
Speaking to reporters upon his arrival at Moscow airport, Zarif reminded the fact that Iranian delegation’s visit to Moscow indicates strategic relations between two countries.
Based on Iranian and Russian presidents’ policies, both sides have now established new relations, he added.
Zarif is to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday to review the latest developments about implementation of the JCPOA, the Persian Gulf, Syria, Afghanistan as well as Yemen.
During the visit, two sides are expected to discuss mutual cooperation in the fields of economy, commerce, energy, transportation and culture.