Iran, Russia sign joint statement to counter US sanctions

The foreign ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Russian Federation have signed a joint statement at the conclusion of the annual summit of foreign ministers of the Caspian Sea littoral states.

The statement issued on Tuesday outlines cooperation efforts to counter and offset the adverse effects of coercive measures by the West, especially sanctions imposed by the United States on both Iran and Russia.

The joint declaration was signed by Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, following both private and public sessions of the summit in Moscow.

After signing the statement, the foreign ministers held talks aimed at further developing bilateral relations.

Lavrov pointed out that this was the sixth time he was meeting with his Iranian counterpart this year, and reiterated the commitment of both sides to advance bilateral ties.

The 12th annual meeting of foreign ministers from Caspian Sea littoral states took place on Tuesday in Moscow, with the participation of senior diplomats from five neighboring countries.

The summit aimed to foster regional cooperation and address shared challenges among the Caspian Sea littoral states.

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