Iranian President Receives Russia Defense Minister in Tehran

Iranian President Receives Russia Defense Minister in Tehran
Sun Feb 21, 2016 19:32:19

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has held talks with visiting Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu in Tehran.

Heading a delegation, Shoigu arrived in the Iranian capital on Sunday to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on the latest regional developments and ways to promote defense and military cooperation.

The trip comes less than a week after Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan paid a visit to Moscow and discussed mutual relations as well as regional and international developments with President Vladimir Putin, Shoigu himself, and Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin among other senior Russian officials.

Dehqan also attended the meeting between Rouhani and the Russian defense chief, Press TV reported.

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