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Telephone conversation with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani

May 27, 2017

Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with President of Iran Hassan Rouhani.

The Russian President congratulated Hassan Rouhani on his re-election and wished him every success in office.

The two presidents once again expressed their firm intention to deepen the multifaceted bilateral cooperation in fulfilment of the agreements reached during the visit of the Iranian President to the Russian Federation on March 27–28, 2017. A special focus was placed on trade and economic cooperation, including the implementation of joint projects in oil and gas and nuclear energy.

When discussing the situation in Syria, the two leaders stressed the importance of stepping up joint efforts to facilitate the political and diplomatic settlement of the conflict, particularly within the framework of the Astana process and through the implementation of the Memorandum on the Creation of De-Escalation Areas in Syria.

It was agreed to continue both bilateral and multilateral contacts.

May 27, 2017