Russia has resumed regular air traffic with Iran and several other countries, which had earlier been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Russia has stopped its regular flights to various countries since March 2020 when COVID-19 outbreak started.
Russia has resumed its flights to Iran, the Bahamas, Norway, Slovenia, Tunisia, Sweden, and Thailand.
Accordingly, three flights will be made between Tehran and Moscow every week and one flight between Sochi and Tehran.
Earlier, Head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Russia Kazem Jalali hoped for opening Russian borders to Iranian businessmen, students, and people.
Deputy Minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts for touristic affairs Ali Asghar Shalbafan had announced that the first group of Russian visitors will enter Iran following declaration of new regulations for trips by foreign tourists amid COVID-19 pandemic.