Wednesday, September 20th | 29 Elul 5777

Close

Be in the know!

Get our exclusive daily news briefing.

Subscribe
January 20, 2015 9:35 am

Iran, Russia Ink Agreement to Expand Military Cooperation

avatar by News Editor

Email a copy of "Iran, Russia Ink Agreement to Expand Military Cooperation" to a friend

Russian President Valdimir Putin speaks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani by telephone. Photo: Screenshot / PressTV.

Russian President Valdimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Photo: Screenshot / PressTV.

Yahoo – Iran and Russia signed an agreement Tuesday to expand military ties in a visit to Tehran by the Russian defense minister.

Sergei Shoigu, in remarks carried by Russian news agencies, said Moscow wants to develop a “long-term and multifaceted” military relationship with Iran. He said that the new agreement includes expanded counter-terrorism cooperation, exchanges of military personnel for training purposes and an understanding for each country’s navy to more frequently use the other’s ports.

Read full story.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter Email This Article

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner
  • charlie johnson

    “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.”

Algemeiner.com