Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and the delegation led by him came to Tehran on Tuesday, September 19, to hold talks with Iran’s military leaders. This was reported by TASSReferring to the Russian Ministry of Defense.
In its statement, the ministry stated that this visit will “help strengthen” military ties between the countries and will be an important stage in the development of cooperation.
The ministry’s statement also stated that an official welcome ceremony was held for the Russian delegation at the main building of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, with the participation of a guard of honor and an orchestra. Shoigu was welcomed by the Chief of General Staff of the Islamic Republic, Mohammed Bagheri.
Earlier, Iranian agency Tasnim wrote that Shoigu was in Tehran. will meet With Mohammad Reza Ashtiani, Minister of Defense and Support of the Iranian Armed Forces.
As reported, the parties will discuss the events in Russia, military cooperation issues and security problems in the region.
Before that, Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation Fomin spent Meetings with the commander of Iranian troops.
Previously in Iran stated On deepening cooperation with the Russian Federation in the fight against terrorism.
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