Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin at the head of the delegation will travel to Iran for the inauguration ceremony of President Hassan Rouhani. This was stated by a source in his office, RIA Novosti reported.
The visit will begin on Saturday, August 5. The Deputy Prime Minister “will meet with defense Minister of Iran Hossein Dekhana, which will discuss issues, including those relating to new supplies of Russian arms,” said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the delegation will study the possibility of concluding new agreements. It is noted that, since the introduction of the two countries on the sanctions list was reached a preliminary agreement on strengthening military-technical and technological cooperation.
The source also said that Rogozin is scheduled to meet with Iranian Vice President Soren Sattari. It will discuss issues in the field of transfer of high technology and training of Iranian specialists in Russia.
In Iran, the Deputy Prime Minister will also meet with President of Moldova Igor Dodon. “To discuss the situation of the sharp deterioration in bilateral relations and plans of the President to prevent a new war in Transnistria,” — said the source Agency.
August 2, Chisinau, Rogozin declared persona non grata. The Kremlin considered this absolutely unacceptable. Dodon said that the Cabinet of the country draws Moldova “unprecedented over the past quarter century diplomatic and geopolitical conflict.”
On the same day, trump signed a law on new sanctions against Russia, North Korea and Iran. The document envisages, in particular, the reduction to two weeks of the maximum term of the financing banks in respect of which restrictions apply, and 30 days — for oil and gas companies.
The current President of Iran Hassan Rouhani won the presidential elections of 19 may 2017.