Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 2
Tehran is ready to develop strategic cooperation with Russia in all areas, Ali Akbar Velayati, Iranian supreme leader's top adviser on international affairs, said Feb. 2, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported.
Velayati arrived in Moscow on Feb. 1 to hold a series of meetings with senior Russian officials.
RIA Novosti further quoted Velayati as saying that there are all the conditions for building economic cooperation between the two countries.
"The long-term and strategic cooperation between the two countries is irreversible, and the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to increase its support and cooperation in all the areas," he added.
He also recalled that in the recent weeks the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani visited Italy and France, and Iran was visited by the Chinese president.
Saying the relations between Iran and Russia are strategic, Velayati noted that both parties pay special attention to the relations and must take practical steps to boost them, especially in the economic sphere.
He added that there are all the conditions for that.