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Russia, Iran Need Each Other, Despite Disagreements

In The News, 16 February 2017
Iran, Russia
'“There is a general understanding in the region that Russia’s policy in Syria is not about Syria itself but about increasing Russia’s role in the region,” said Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, an Iran expert at the Royal United Services Institute, a think tank in London. “The fear and concern in Iran is that Russia is very much ready to leave Iran out of the picture.”'

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Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
Research Fellow

Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi is a Research Fellow at RUSI. Her research is concerned with security in the Middle East, with a particular focus... read more