Senior Adviser to the Iran’s FM:
The Russians offered to give the S-400 instead of the S-300, but the Iranian side refused based on his reasons.
If the Syrian government fell, we would see a domino of other events in the Arab State region and the Persian Gulf, that was blocked by the cooperation between Iran and Russia.
In the fall of 2015, after General Soleimani’s meeting with Putin, Russia launched an operation in Syria.
China and Russia have similar opinion in terms of FATF Both because of the problems it creates in bilateral relations and because of the problems it poses to defending Iran in the international arena.
During these years, for the first time, strategic aspects were added to the coordinates of Iran-Russia relations, some of which we saw at the regional, international, and bilateral levels.