Russian defence minister arrives in Tehran

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu has arrived in Tehran to take part in a meeting with his Iranian and Syria counterparts, a Russian diplomatic source told TASS on Thursday.

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu has arrived in Tehran to take part in a meeting with his Iranian and Syria counterparts, a Russian diplomatic source told TASS on Thursday.

The meeting was organized by Iranian Defence Minister Hossein Dehghan. It will focus on the latest developments in the regions, and ways to step up and expand the fight against terrorism.

Syrian Defence Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij arrived in Tehran on Wednesday.

TASS does not yet have an official confirmation from the Russian Defence Ministry about Shoigu’s arrival to Tehran.

First published by TASS.

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