REUTERS - Russia and Iran have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in order to bring stability and security to the Middle East, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.
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Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif had a telephone conversation on Saturday at Moscow's request, following Lavrov's talks with the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey about Syria in Vienna on Friday, the ministry said in a statement on its website.