Putin meets with the leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN, November 23. Tehran hosts meeting of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin with the leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Negotiations are taking place ahead of the Russian leader’s participation in the summit of the Forum of gas exporting countries.

Earlier, Putin had met with Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Their conversation took place on 16 October 2007 in the framework of the second Caspian summit in Tehran. Then the main issue of Russian-Iranian meeting was economic problems.

Also Putin on Monday is scheduled to meet with President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. Prior to this, the leaders have already held six bilateral meetings.