Russian Ambassador to update Iran on NATO’s missile defense program

Dmitry Rogozin is Russia

From RIA Novosti:  Russia’s ambassador to NATO announced on Friday plans to travel to Iran later this month to discuss its ballistic missile program and the U.S.-led missile shield in Europe. . . .

Speaking to RIA Novosti on Friday, envoy Dmitry Rogozin said Iran wanted more information about the missile talks.

"We, in turn, are interested in getting clarification from the Iranian side over its plans to develop missiles which are often referred to with alarm by our U.S. and European partners," Rogozin said.

From PressTV IranIran rejects reports by Russian news agency Ria Novosti on objectives of an upcoming visit to Tehran of Moscow’s NATO envoy, emphasizing that the aim of the visit is not confined to a specific topic. . . .

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said on Monday that Rogozin’s visit to Tehran will take place in line with Tehran-Moscow relations and “strategic and regional” cooperation between the two sides, IRNA reported.

He added that the Russian envoy will hold talks with Iranian officials on the latest regional and international developments.  (photo: Voice of Russia)

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