Date: September 19, 2023 Time: 23:17:08
On Tuesday in Tehran, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Bagheri discussed the situation in Nagorno-Karabakh, Syria and Afghanistan.
“This, of course, includes Syria, Afghanistan, and what is happening today in its northern neighbor is Karabakh,” Shoigu said, proposing to separately discuss the aggravated situation in Transcaucasia, as well as other urgent issues of bilateral military cooperation. .
The Russian Defense Minister noted that today and tomorrow he will discuss with Iranian military leaders issues related to “issues of military education, exchange of delegations and joint naval exercises.”
“In recent times, the intensity of meetings has increased considerably, both at the highest level and at the level of the leadership of military departments. We see in this a general vision of the construction of a world order based on the equality of all participants in international relations,” highlighted the Russian Minister of Defense, and emphasized that “Iran is Russia’s strategic partner in the Middle East and the “Russian-Iranian relations in the defense sector are developing dynamically and positively.”