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Iran, Belarus ink MoU on defence cooperation

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 22, IRNA
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Iran and Belarus here on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on defense cooperation.

Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar and his Belarussian counterpart Leonid Maltsev inked the MoU at the end of the second round of negotiations.

According to the ministry's Public Relation Department, the two sides referred to the willingness of the senior officials of the two countries to expand bilateral ties in all fields including bolstering defense cooperation between Tehran and Minsk.

Exchange of specialized delegations, technical and training cooperation as well as continuation of negotiations between defense ministers of the two countries are among other substances of the aforementioned MoU.

Maltsev will hold talks with Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Commander General of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corp (IRGC) Yahya Rahim Safavi during his two-day tour to Tehran.

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