TEHRAN, Jul. 30 (Press Shia) – Head of the Strategic Research Center Ali Akbar Velayati said the Americans are the true losers of the imposing sanctions against Russia and Iran.
“Over the past few years, important steps have been taken in the two countries’ strategic perspective field and the bilateral relations between the two countries have been increasing,” Velayati said in a meeting with Head of the Middle Eastern Department of the Institute of Oriental Studies at the Russian Academy of Sciences Vitaly V. Naumkin.
Regarding the volume of cooperation between Iran and Russia, he expressed satisfaction that 13 percent of bilateral trade exchanges have been on the rise since last year, and the cooperation is growing often in the political, economic, security and defense fields, as well.
Pointing to US anti-Russia and Iran sanctions, Velayati said the Americans will be the true losers of illegal pressures.
In the end, he underlined that the value of bilateral relations between Iran and Russia will become more apparent after the sanctions and the relations will develop more deeply and firmly.