Russia and Iran held consultations on security issues

Nikolai Patrushev

Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Nikolai Patrushev

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Russian-Iranian consultations on security issues were held in Tehran. This was reported in the Security Council of the Russian Federation.

The meeting was held by Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and his Iranian counterpart, Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani, writes RIA Novosti 9 November. During the consultations, Russia and Iran discussed measures to counter the interference of Western intelligence agencies in the internal affairs of both countries, and also touched upon the subject of information security.

Also, representatives of the countries considered issues of bilateral cooperation in the law enforcement sphere, including in ensuring public security, combating terrorism and extremism. In addition, Patrushev and Shahmani exchanged views on a number of international issues, including the situation in Ukraine and the Middle East.

In October, Russia and Iran signed cooperation agreements in several areaswhich are designed to have a decisive impact on the export of Iranian agricultural products.

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