Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) stands with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin during the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) summit in Tehran on November 23, 2015. AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE
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Iran's supreme leader, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Tehran, said Monday U.S. policies in the Middle East region were a threat to both countries and called for closer ties between Tehran and Moscow.The civil war in Syria has evolved into a wider proxy struggle between global powers, with Russia and Iran supporting Syrian President Bashar Assad while Western powers, Turkey and Gulf Arab states want him out. Iran's ambassador to Russia also said on Monday that Moscow had started the process of supplying Tehran with an S-300 anti-missile rocket system.Russia and Iran are undertaking joint military action in support of Assad.
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