February 14, 2013

Iran Is Falling into Russia's Arms

Amir Taheri, New York Post

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A strategic partnership. So Iran and Russia describe the series of security, economic and cultural agreements they have signed together in the past few weeks. Iran's Foreign Minister Ai-Akbar Salehi arrived in Moscow this week to co-chair the first annual session of the "partnership” with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov. Days earlier, a group of officers from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard arrived in the Russian capital for a crash course in crowd control and civil unrest.

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