EghtesadOnline: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting on the sidelines of the Astana trio’s summit on Syria to discuss trade and economic cooperation, Russian Ambassador to Iran Levan Dzhagaryan said in an interview with TASS.
EghtesadOnline: Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a bill ratifying a temporary agreement on the formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran on Wednesday.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. President Donald Trump tried on Tuesday to calm a storm over his failure to hold Russian President Vladimir Putin accountable for meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, saying he misspoke in a joint news conference in Helsinki.
EghtesadOnline: Russia did not choose to leave the G7 and would be happy to host its members in Moscow, President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday when asked about U.S. President Donald Trump’s suggestion that Russia should have been at its latest meeting.
EghtesadOnline: Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday found a common cause in their shared unease at U.S. President Donald Trump’s actions on Iran, climate change and international trade.
EghtesadOnline: Vladimir Putin was sworn in for another six years as Russian president on Monday, buoyed by popular support but weighed down too by a costly confrontation with the West, a fragile economy and uncertainty about what happens when his term ends.
EghtesadOnline: After U.S. sanctions crippled an entire Russian industry and air strikes in Syria threatened the first direct clash between nuclear superpowers since the Cold War, Vladimir Putin is seeking to dial down the tension.
EghtesadOnline: A few weeks ago, Donald Trump invited Vladimir Putin to meet -- maybe even at the White House. After U.S.-led missile strikes in Syria, the two nations’ officials can’t get into the same room without insulting each other.
EghtesadOnline: Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced strikes on Syria by the U.S., France and the U.K. as an “act of aggression” but made no mention of possible retaliation for the highly anticipated attack on his Middle Eastern ally, easing for the moment fears of a wider conflict.
EghtesadOnline: Months after a meeting between Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran spurred officials and lawmakers to sideline the US dollar in Iran’s international deals, members of parliament seem to be at it again.