The deal on Iran's nuclear program "greatly affects" the cooperation between the Islamic Republic and Russia, including the defense sector, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on August 17.
"We have common interests," RIA Novosti quoted Zarif as saying at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. "The Islamic Republic of Iran attaches great significance to relations with Russia."
He further said that Iran is taking all the needed measures to grow cooperation with Russia.
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