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Russia: Iranian and Russian Ministers of Defence meet in Moscow for talks02:35

Russia: Iranian and Russian Ministers of Defence meet in Moscow for talks

Russian Federation, Moscow
February 16, 2016 at 21:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu met with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehghan in Moscow, Tuesday, during an official visit of the Iranian Defence Ministry to Russia.

During the conference, Shoigu said Russia and Iran have "common calls and threats in the region that can be resisted only together," adding that the "signing of the agreement on cooperation in Tehran in January 2015, created a base for mutual partnership of defense apparatus for a long-term perspective."

The meeting of the two Ministers was aimed at strengthening relations between Russia and Iran and planning the direction of military cooperation. Earlier, the Iranian Minister of Defence met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu met with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehghan in Moscow, Tuesday, during an official visit of the Iranian Defence Ministry to Russia.

During the conference, Shoigu said Russia and Iran have "common calls and threats in the region that can be resisted only together," adding that the "signing of the agreement on cooperation in Tehran in January 2015, created a base for mutual partnership of defense apparatus for a long-term perspective."

The meeting of the two Ministers was aimed at strengthening relations between Russia and Iran and planning the direction of military cooperation. Earlier, the Iranian Minister of Defence met with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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