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Russia is ready for military cooperation with Iran on Afghanistan


Russia is ready to maintain a dynamic and multifaceted nature of military cooperation with Iran on the issue of Afghanistan.

This was stated by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday in Moscow during a meeting with the Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Mohammad Hossein Bagheri.

Shoigu noted that relations between Moscow and Tehran are developing very dynamically and are multifaceted, a clear confirmation of this is the “great joint struggle against international terrorism.”

“We are ready to continue to make every effort to maintain the current pace of development of our relations,” the head of the Defense Ministry emphasized.

Shoigu noted that on the territory of Syria, the Russian Federation and Iran are actively countering international terrorism. “Moving in this direction, we can continue to do this work in different regions, taking into account the fact that the situation is not getting easier. We are talking about Afghanistan and the threats that exist today from this region, ”he said.

The head of the Ministry of Defense said that Russia and Iran can cooperate in the fight against drug trafficking and the emergence of DEASH on the territory of neighboring states.

The Anadolu Agency’s website publishes in a shortened form . .(HAS).