On March 26, a telephone conversation between the Chairman of the State Duma and the Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) of the Islamic Republic of Iran took place. The parties discussed several issues related to the development of relations between Russia and Iran in the light of the spread of the new coronavirus.
Ali Larijani expressed gratitude to President of Russia Vladimir Putin for the assistance rendered to Iran in the fight against coronavirus, and also spoke in favor of the development of Russian-Iranian economic and trade ties.
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” and Ali Larijani supported the initiative of several countries on the need to lift sanctions and abandon the sanctions policy, given their inhuman nature, especially in the light of the massive spread of coronavirus in the world.
The Speaker of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran also asked to increase the supply of agricultural products to Iran and promote inter-regional ties for this purpose.
The heads of the parliaments of Russia and Iran agreed that at the present moment all ways of inter-parliamentary cooperation must be switched into the remote communication mode. But at the same time, activity on the development of relations between countries should not be reduced.