Moscow (IP)- The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, arrived at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport on Sunday.

Iran PressEurope: He was officially welcomed by Deputy Chief of Staff of the Russian Federation Sergei Istrakov.

Along with Istrakov, a group of high-ranking Russian generals, including Iran's ambassador to Moscow, Kazem Jalali, attended the welcoming ceremony.

Bagheri visits Moscow at the head of a high-ranking military delegation to develop cooperation with the Russian Federation.

Bagheri traveled to Moscow at the official invitation of the Russian Defense Minister General Sergei Shoigu. 

Reza Khosravi Moqaddam, the military attaché of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Russian Federation, said Baqeri is scheduled to discuss and exchange views with the Russian officials on the development of cooperation and joint defense and military relations, the fight against terrorism and investigating regional and international changes.

Before he visited Moscow, Bagheri visited Pakistan. 


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