Iran FM condemns any foreign meddling in other countries' affairs
The Iranian Foreign Minister says Iran supports the rule of law in Russia and in all countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov spoke by phone on Saturday about the latest situation of bilateral ties and current developments in several Russian provinces.
The Iranian Foreign Minister expressed that Iran supports the rule of law in Russia and in all countries and condemned any foreign meddling in other countries' domestic affairs.
Amir-Abdollahian expressed hope that Russia would overcome this turbulent time while Lavrov referred to earlier remarks made by the Russian President today where he stressed the rule of law and the preservation of the territorial integrity of the nation.
Lavrov also stated that Russia will soon resolve the current crisis and assessed the two nations' high-level ties and emphasized the need of following through on bilateral agreements.
The head of the Wagner Group private military company (PMC), Yevgeny Prigozhin, earlier accepted the proposal of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko to stop the movement of Wagner fighters in Russia and take further steps to de-escalate the situation, the Belarusian presidential office announced on Saturday.
On Saturday morning, Russian President Vladimir Putin briefed his Belarusian counterpart on the situation in southern Russia around the Wagner PMC, with the two leaders agreeing on coordinated actions, Lukashenko's office mentioned in a statement.
On his part, Prigozhin confirmed that PMC Wagner is turning its troop columns back and moving back to its field camps.