An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

February 13, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style="">The recent visit to Tehran by Sergei Shoigu was notable in that it was the first time in fifteen years that a Russian defense minister had visited Tehran. As such, it generated considerable speculation about an increasing closeness between Moscow and Tehran. Yet it is still too early to presume that Shoigu’s presence in Tehran is an indication of a coming strategic shift in Iranian-Russian relations.</span></p>

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

February 13, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style="">The recent visit to Tehran by Sergei Shoigu was notable in that it was the first time in fifteen years that a Russian defense minister had visited Tehran. As such, it generated considerable speculation about an increasing closeness between Moscow and Tehran. Yet it is still too early to presume that Shoigu’s presence in Tehran is an indication of a coming strategic shift in Iranian-Russian relations.</span></p>

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

February 13, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style="">The recent visit to Tehran by Sergei Shoigu was notable in that it was the first time in fifteen years that a Russian defense minister had visited Tehran. As such, it generated considerable speculation about an increasing closeness between Moscow and Tehran. Yet it is still too early to presume that Shoigu’s presence in Tehran is an indication of a coming strategic shift in Iranian-Russian relations.</span></p>

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

An Iran-Russia Axis? Some in Tehran Aren't So Sure

February 13, 2015

<p class="font_8" style=""><span style="">The recent visit to Tehran by Sergei Shoigu was notable in that it was the first time in fifteen years that a Russian defense minister had visited Tehran. As such, it generated considerable speculation about an increasing closeness between Moscow and Tehran. Yet it is still too early to presume that Shoigu’s presence in Tehran is an indication of a coming strategic shift in Iranian-Russian relations.</span></p>