The meeting was also attended by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Iran Mehdi Sanai, Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Sayed Rasoul Mousavi, and the Embassy staff. RISS was represented by Deputy RISS Director, Head of Centre for Asia and the Middle East A. Glazova, Head of Sector of the Middle East R. Enikeev, Assistant Director for International Relations A. Dudar.

The meeting participants discussed a wide range of issues of bilateral agenda of mutual interest. RISS has a long-standing partnership with Institute of Political and International Studies under the Iranian Foreign Affairs Ministry. The parties expressed their intention to develop mutually beneficial cooperation and discussed plans of scientific cooperation in the current year.