Top aide to Iran‘s leader to meet Putin in Moscow on Wednesday

LONDON – A top adviser to Iran‘s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei will visit Moscow on Wednesday to deliver a message to President Vladimir Putin, state television reported.

Ali Akbar Velayati‘s visit will be part of efforts to make Tehran‘s stance clear after the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal in May, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by state television.