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2 June 2023 - 23:16
Iran, Russia FMs review regional developments

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in a meeting here on Friday, discussed regional developments and bilateral relations.

The meeting of Amirabdollahian and Lavrov took place within the framework of the BRICS Foreign Ministers meeting in Cape Town.

Amirabdollahian is visiting Cape Town at the invitation of his South African counterpart Naledi Pandor to participate in a ministerial meeting of the BRICS which kicked off on June 2.

Amirabdollahian and Lavrov discussed issues of bilateral, regional and international interest in this meeting.

During his visit to South Africa, the Iranian foreign minister is scheduled to hold talks with counterparts from countries participating in the meeting to discuss issues of mutual interests.

BRICS is an acronym for regional economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Diplomacy Mehdi Safari said earlier this week that Iran has been among the first in a group of 19 countries that have applied for membership in BRICS.

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