Putin and Rouhani discussed cooperation and combating terrorism in Syria

Путин и Рухани обсудили сотрудничество и борьбу с терроризмом в Сирии

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek held talks with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani. The head of state noted that relations between the two countries is multifaceted multilateral.

“It concerns the economy is concerning issues and stability in the region, our joint efforts to combat terrorism, including in Syria. In this direction much has been done, due to including the active position of Iran,” said the Russian leader.

Putin described the results achieved in the fight against terrorism in Syria, together with Russia, Iran and Turkey.

In turn, the head of Iran noted that countries cooperate in many areas. “It’s much easier to say that there are areas in which we are not cooperating,” he said.

Rouhani called on Russia to closer cooperation with regard to the situation in the Middle East and sanctions.

“The situation that is now developing in the region, necessitates greater cooperation between our countries. In the current environment, in the presence of serious external effects imposed external sanctions, the necessity for cooperation between countries in the region, in particular, between our countries, actualizarea every day,” said the Iranian leader.

Hassan Rouhani also noted that relations between Moscow and Tehran are exemplary and congratulated Vladimir Putin on Russia Day. This holiday is celebrated on June 12.

At the summit, Iran has proposed to the SCO countries investment incentives. Rouhani promised a safe environment for doing business and highly skilled workforce.