Iran-Russia cooperation contributes to fighting terrorism – defense minister

The close cooperation between Iran and Russia is contributing to elimination of terrorism in the region, said Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan.

Calling for further cooperation between Tehran and Moscow, Dehqan said the cooperation between Iran and Russia helps restoring stability and security in the region, Mehr news agency reported Apr. 28.

Dehqan made the remarks at a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Shoigu in Moscow.

The Iranian minister is in Moscow to attend the 2016 Moscow Conference on International Security (MCIS), which kicked off on Apr. 27.

Fighting terrorism in the region and across the world is among the main topics to be discussed during the conference.

Source: Trend