23 Mar 2023 12:37

Russian, Iranian FMs to negotiate in Moscow on March 29 - Russian Foreign Ministry

MOSCOW. March 23 (Interfax) - Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian will visit Moscow on March 29 and is expected to negotiate with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said on Thursday.

"On March 29, the foreign minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran will be on a working visit to Moscow. His negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov are to take place," Zakharova said at a press briefing.

Lavrov and Amir-Abdollahian will continue to exchange opinions on relevant international matters, including the situation surrounding the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, developments in Syria, Afghanistan, and the South Caucasus, and Caspian problems, she said.

"They will address the improvement of the situation in the Middle Eastern region in light of the declared restoration of [diplomatic] relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia," she said.