TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Senior Iranian and Russian military officials held the two countries’ second joint military commission meeting in the Iranian capital on Monday.

– Defense news –

The meeting, chaired by Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Foreces for International Affairs Brigadier General Qadir Nezami, was held at Iranian Armed Forces Headquarters in Tehran.

At the meeting, also attended by the deputy chief of staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the two sides held talks on grounds of mutual military cooperation.

The two sides will also approve cooperation programs for 2019.

Expert-level talks for further deepening of cooperation in different training, logistics, scientific, operational and research fields are among other goals of the meeting.

Improved joint measures against terrorism is top on the agenda at the commission meeting.

While in Tehran, the Russian delegation will hold separate meeting with high-ranking Iranian officials.