Think Tank
Relations Between Russia and Iran. Speakers
Valdai Club Conference Hall, Tsvetnoy Boulevard 16/1, Moscow, Russia

On February 15 at 16:00 Moscow Time (GMT+3), the Valdai Club will host an expert discussion in partnership with the Iranian Institute of Political and International Studies (IPIS), dedicated to relations between Russia and Iran in the face of confrontation with the West.


  • Alexander Maryasov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Russia to Iran (2001-2005);

  • Adlan Margoev, Research Fellow, Centre for Middle East Studies, Institute for International Studies, MGIMO, Russian Foreign Ministry;

  • Khalil Shirqolami, Vice-President for Research, IPIS;

  • Ali Eqbali, Head of the Study Group for Eurasia, IPIS;

  • Alireza Miryousefi, Head of the Study Group for International issues, IPIS;   

  • Manuchehr Moradi, Senior Expert, IPIS.