TEHRAN, January 22. /TASS/. A delegation of the Russian State Duma, or lower parliament house, led by its speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, on Sunday arrived in Tehran on an official visit.
The delegation includes deputy speaker Sergey Neverov, who is in charge of the house’s relations with the Iranian parliament, leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDPR) and chair of the Duma’s international committee Leonid Slutsky, chair of the Duma’s committee on financial market Anatoly Aksakov, chair of the defense and corruption committee Vasily Piskarev, and chair of the transport committee Yevgeny Moskvichev.
On Monday, it is planned to hold the third meeting of the commission on inter-parliamentary cooperation. The agenda will include legislative backing for bilateral cooperation in the spheres of energy, transport and agriculture, issues of cooperation in the Caspian region, regional security, combating terrorism and extremism. The previous meeting of the commission took place in January 2020.
Apart from that, Volodin will hold talks with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf.