The top Iranian diplomat and the Russian envoy discussed ties between the two countries.
Amirabdollahian expressed hope that the two sides further expand their relations, given agreements previously reached to boost cooperation in different fields.
The Russian ambassador said that his country is determined to promote ties with Iran.
Dedov was appointed as the Russian ambassador to Iran on September 8 under an executive order by President Vladimir Putin.
He has replaced Levan Dzhagaryan who takes charge of the Russian embassy in Sri Lanka, according to Interfax news agency.
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