Putin meets Iranian president, supreme leader in Tehran

Ali Khamenei and Vladimir Putin

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# 19 July 2022 19:37 (UTC +04:00)

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday met his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi and Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei separately as he landed in Tehran for a one-day visit, APA reports citing Mehr News Agency.

Putin is scheduled to attend a trilateral meeting on Syria with Raisi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is in Iran for a work visit, as well as other bilateral meetings.

According to Iran's Mehr News Agency, Putin and Raisi discussed further expansion of relations in various fields, including energy, transit and commercial exchanges, as well as regional developments.