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Iran’s FM in Moscow to discuss post-Trump policy

Iran’s foreign minister was in Moscow to discuss a range of issues with Russian officials in his first such meeting after the inauguration the new administration in Washington.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) meets with Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Moscow on December 30, 2019. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP) (Photo by YURI KADOBNOV/AFP via Getty Images)

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Russian capital Jan. 26, where he is scheduled to sit down with his counterpart Sergei Lavrov to exchange views on a wide array of regional and international topics.

Upon landing in Moscow, Zarif told reporters about “special circumstances” after the departure of former US president Donald Trump from the White House, a development which the Iranian foreign minister said “requires Iran and Russia to coordinate their policies.” 

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