Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has held talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Tajikistan. The two sides have discussed a host of regional and international issues, including Iran’s nuclear program.
Rouhani and Putin expressed support for a comprehensive nuclear deal between Tehran and the P5+1 countries within the agreed deadline.
Iran and the permanents members of the UN Security Council plus Germany had agreed to reach a final nuclear deal by July 20.
The two parties later extended the deadline until November 24, after holding several rounds of talks.
During their discussions in the Tajik capital, Rouhani and Putin stressed the need for an expansion of political and economic ties between Tehran and Moscow.
Rouhani was in Dushanbe to attend and address the 14th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
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