Iran-Rus­sia Stu­dent Ex­changes on the Rise

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TEHRAN (MNA) – Iran’s Am­bas­sador to Rus­sia Mahdi Sanaei em­pha­sized that the in­crease in the num­ber of Ira­nian-ed­u­cated stu­dents at Rus­sian uni­ver­si­ties is in­dica­tive of the ex­pan­sion of sci­en­tific and aca­demic re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries.

“The devel­op­ment of re­la­tions be­tween uni­ver­si­ties in Iran and Rus­sia through the ex­change of stu­dents and fac­ul­ties is in­dica­tive of the devel­op­ment of re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries,” Me­hdi Sanaei made the re­marks Tues­day dur­ing a speech at Kazan Fed­eral Univer­sity in Tatarstan.

Point­ing to the high level re­la­tions be­tween the Is­lamic Repub­lic of Iran and Rus­sia, he fur­ther voiced sat­is­fac­tion with the amount of Ira­nian stu­dents study­ing at Rus­sian uni­ver­si­ties as in­dica­tive of the ex­pan­sion of sci­en­tific and aca­demic re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries.

The first Rus­sian Ira­ni­a­nol­o­gists have been from Kazan, he said, adding that Ira­nol­ogy has a 200 year old his­tory in Kazan and Tatarstan.

Ira­nian diplo­mat met with univer­sity of­fi­cials be­fore his speech to univer­sity’s col­lege stu­dents, and an­swered the ques­tions of stu­dents on is­sues re­lated to the Caspian Sea, Iraqi Kur­dis­tan, and JCPOA.

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