Viacheslav Volodin: Russia and Iran should strengthen inter-parliamentary ties

The Chairman of the State Duma said this at a meeting with the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Ali Larijani, which was held in Tehran. He noted the importance of developing inter-parliamentary ties to overcome the challenges, which Moscow and Tehran are facing
Chairman of the State Duma Viacheslav Volodin and Chairman of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Larijani
Chairman of the State Duma Viacheslav Volodin and Chairman of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Larijani

“Through the development of inter-parliamentary relations, we must do everything necessary to overcome the challenges that our countries face,” said Viacheslav Volodin Volodin Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh Volodin
Viaсheslav Viktoroviсh
The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the seventh convocation. He was elected as part of the federal list of candidates proposed by the All-Russian political party “United Russia”
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He noted that interparliamentary relations between Russia and Iran should ”develop in the interests of our citizens and our states.“

“The formats that we are implementing, including the Conference of Speakers on Regional Cooperation and Security, and the Conference of Eurasian Speakers, prove their effectiveness. We attach great importance to cooperation in the Caspian region,” said Viacheslav Volodin.

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“Much has been done over the past years. We have come to those formats that show their effectiveness. Today we have a lot to do, we will hold a joint meeting of the inter-parliamentary commission so that through the prism of the parliamentary dimension to do everything to develop our relations, strengthen them, and, of course, to overcome together the challenges that our countries face, ”said Viacheslav Volodin during the meeting.

Ali Larijani, in his turn, said that relations between Moscow and Tehran are developing ”in a strategic direction.“

On Monday, the Chairman of the State Duma arrived in Tehran, where he will take part in a meeting of the inter-parliamentary commission.