Putin: Iran not developing nuclear arms
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday expressed his confidence in Iran's peaceful nuclear program, stressing Moscow will firmly continue its cooperation with Iran in technical and military fields. In a meeting with visiting Iranian Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Hassan Rowhani, Putin said recent measures adopted by Iran assured Moscow that Tehran does not intend to develop nuclear arsenal.
According to IRNA, he reiterated that peaceful nuclear cooperation between the two countries would continue in the future and said, "Iran will definitely continue to meet its bilateral and international commitments."
Rowhani, for his part, expressed satisfaction over his visit to Russia and exchange of opinion with the country's president for the second time this year and said expansion of mutual ties, regional and international cooperation with Russia is among priorities of Iran's foreign policy.