Iran, Russia: Leaders Agree To Strengthen Ties

Stratfor 28-Mar-16

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, speaking over the telephone, agreed to strengthen bilateral contact on numerous levels, according to a March 28 statement by the Kremlin, Reuters reported. Putin and Rouhani reportedly discussed the war in Syria, among other things. In Syria’s complex conflict, Iran and Russia both support the government of Syrian President Bashar al Assad.

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