Velayati said that he would deliver messages from Ayatollah Khamenei and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Speaking to reporters upon arrival in Moscow on Wednesday, Ali Akbar Velayati lauded Tehran-Moscow relations as "strategic", expressing hope that his visit would be a turning point in bilateral ties. The United States pulled out of a multinational deal in May to lift sanctions against Iran in return for curbs to its nuclear programme.
Velayati is in Russian Federation as a special adviser to President Hassan Rouhani and will travel to China on Friday, so the same request has also been made to Chinese authorities, the foreign ministry said in a statement.
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Tuesday that the letters are aimed at "emphasizing the importance of expanded relations between Iran and Russia".
As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad overcomes one of the last bastions of a 2011 uprising backed by the West, Turkey and Gulf Arab states, neighboring Israel has increasingly warned against perceived violations of the 1974 non-aggression pact between the two warring governments under the auspices of the United Nations. "Only a strategic and long-term relationship (with Russia) can continue this cooperation", said Velayati, who was also due to meet Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in Moscow. "Therefore, it is necessary that the cooperation [between Iran and Russia] be increased", Velayati said.
Facing revived sanctions from the United States and the possible knock-on collapse of its business dealings with Europe, Iran is looking to Russian Federation and China for investment and to purchase its oil. Asked about Netanyahu's visit, Velayati said: "His presence or absence in Russian Federation has no effect on our strategic mission in Moscow".
Amir-Abollahian said Netanyahu was likely to ask for Putin's help to push Iran's military advisers out of Syria but added that this was an issue that could only be decided between Tehran and Damascus.
According to The New Yorker, Israel has joined forces with Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and suggested to Trump that the USA should offer to cancel the sanctions it imposed on Russia four years ago, following Russia's annexation of the Crimea, in exchange for Russian action to remove Iranian forces from Syria.
Trump and Putin are expected to discuss Iran's regional role and the Syrian conflict at a summit in Helsinki next Monday.
Fans cheered and waved the black-and-white striped Breton flag on the roadside as the peloton rolled through the country villages. During Tuesday's stage, several syringes were seen alongside the course route in apparent protest by anti-Froome spectators.
Jose Mourinho insists England have reason to be optimistic despite falling agonisingly short of the World Cup final. It's a young team, the majority of the players will play in the next World Cup with more experience at club level.
John Isner laid his aces on the table but found a way into the Wimbledon semi-finals by breaking the Milos Raonic serve. After taking a medical timeout after the third set, Anderson surprisingly broke Isner's serve at 2-all in the fourth.
A higher ranking in the report means better economic development and richer innovation-prone environments. The top 10 innovative economies also include Britain, Singapore, Finland, Denmark , Germany and Ireland.
Trump stressed his maternal Scottish and paternal German roots, declaring: "I have a great love for the countries of Europe". Trump told the British tabloid that "allowing the immigration to take place in Europe is a shame".
Sturgess died on Sunday , while Rowley has regained consciousness and is no longer in a critical condition. About 100 counterterrorism detectives are working on the investigation, according to the police statement.
That gave the federal agency's staff enough time to review applications and award grants before open enrollment begins. After three years, two programs expired, with only the risk adjustment program permanent as stipulated by the law.
Trump did not specify which countries had committed to what, and it remained unclear whether any had changed their plans. For Germany, the focus of much of Trump's criticism, that number was 6.6 percent. "I'm a very stable genius".
The naming rights deal for the football stadium is unique, because the school's deal is with Schnatter, not the Papa John's brand. Schnatter also reportedly said that when he was growing up in IN, people would drag black people from trucks until they died.
The dispute has jolted global financial markets, raising worries a full-scale trade war could derail the world economy. Its trade surplus with the United States over the same period was $133.76bn, up from $117.51bn previous year .
Restore or demolish Taj Mahal: Supreme Court slams Centre
They were responding to a petition by an environmental activist concerned over the state of one of the world's seven wonders. The court said the governments at both levels have exhibited "lethargy" in deploying strategies to preserve the structure.
Downton Abbey Movie Gets the Greenlight
Added Focus Features , "Since the series ended, fans of Downton have always been waiting for the Crawley family's next chapter". Gareth Neame , the film's producer, said, "Now, after getting many stars aligned, we are shortly to go into production.
WWE Purposely Avoided Mentioning Brock Lesnar On Monday’s Raw
Well, the UFC, WWE or someone has to figure out what's going on in Lesnar's mouth before any talks of a title fight move forward. What resulted was Lesnar hurling insults and UFC setting up their future championship match in a very pro wrestling-esque way.