1140 GMT January 18, 2020
President of Iran’s Supreme Council of the Cultural Revolution Saeed-Reza Ameli met and held talks with Vyacheslav Nikonov, chairman of the Duma’s Committee on Education in Moscow, IRNA wrote.
Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanaei also attended the meeting.
In the meeting the two sides discussed Iran-Russia bilateral cultural relations, stressing that parliaments can also help consolidate such ties, IRNA wrote.
The Iranian official also met with former Ministry of Education and Science of Russian Federation on the significance of educational affairs in improving bilateral ties.
Previously, the director of Saint Petersburg’s Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky said “Growing cultural relations between Iran and Russia can help boost ties between the two countries in other fields”.