TEHRAN, Apr. 27 (Press Shia) – Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan held talks with Additional Secretary to the Sri Lanka Ministry of Defense Sarath Kumara on Thursday in Moscow.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the 6th Conference on International Security currently underway in Moscow.

During the visit, the two sides called for expansion of all-out defense cooperation.

Dehghan arrived in Moscow on Tuesday (April 25) to take part in the 6th Conference on International Security and a trilateral meeting with his Russian and Syrian counterparts.

The 6th Moscow Conference on International Security began on Wednesday (April 27), attended by high-ranking defense delegations and experts from various countries.

Dehghan, heading the Iranian delegation, has so far has held separate meetings with his counterparts on important regional issues and those of mutual interest.

The conference would provide defense officials of participating countries with the opportunity to consult on defense and security issues.