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Russia Stands for Long-Term Military Cooperation With Iran

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The Russian defense minister said Moscow-Tehran relations were characterized by a willingness to coordinate approaches to a wide range of issues.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia stands for long-term and multifaceted Russian-Iranian cooperation in the military sphere, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Tuesday at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hossein Dehghan.

"Our relations are distinguished by a high level of confidential political dialogue, a willingness to coordinate the approaches to a wide range of global and regional issues. We are in favor of long-term and multifaceted Russian-Iranian military cooperation," Shoigu said.