Iran’s envoy in Moscow said that he don’t believe that Tehran-Moscow ties are not affected by Trump’s coming.
Iranian envoy in Moscow Mahdi Sanaee in the margin of the 515th anniversary of Iran-Russia relationships attended among a group of reporters. He told in response to a question of "How much the Syrian crisis could have neared Iran and Russia to each other?" that the countries’ relationships have improved internationally, regionally, and bilaterally. "There is no doubt that Syria’s issue has been the most outstanding area of strategic cooperation between the two countries” he added.
Referring to the common perspectives of the two countries and their close cooperation particularly in the past two years, Sanaee noted that the political interactions between the to countries in bilateral relations is unprecedented.
Sanaee continued that the two countries’ presidents have met 8 times over the past three years and removed many economic and business barriers on the way Iran and Russia, signing important agreements. Further he said "I don’t believe that these developments are easily affected by Mr. Trump’s coming or any other incident”.
Noting that the Russian officials are anticipating Trump’s reactions and stance, Sanaee expressed that there are announcements published about Putin and Trump’s recent talks that indicate a general consensus on the two countries’ international cooperation and the current situation of their relations. Yet, the Russian officials stress that they do not want to have an extremely optimistic look on this issue.
Also, as of the role of Russia in improving the relationship between Iran and US, Sanaee noted that it is difficult to talk about it, since the world has no clear image of either Trump or Russia.