Iran seeks closer defence ties with Russia

Tehran : Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Tuesday that it is essential for Tehran and Moscow to bolster defence cooperation,Further expansion of cooperation between Iran and Russia in the defence sector plays
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IANS 30 Oct 2013, 08:54 AM IST
Tehran : Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Tuesday that it is essential for Tehran and Moscow to bolster defence cooperation,






Further expansion of cooperation between Iran and Russia in the defence sector plays a major role in maintaining regional and global security, reported Xinhua citing the minister in response to a congratulatory message by Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on his approval as Iran's defence minister.

Russia enjoys a special position in the Islamic republic's foreign policy, Dehqan added.

In his congratulatory message, Shoigu called for closer ties between the armed forces of Russia and Iran.
 
   
 

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