Iran – Russia sign MOU

#Iran’s #Navy #Army #Commander, Hussein Khanzadi on Monday announced the unprecedented signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with #Russia focused on the naval forces of both countries.

According to Khanzadi, the memorandum could serve as a turning point in Russian-Iranian relations. The news came when Khanzadi was in Saint Petersburg for the Russian Navy Day celebration.
He further expects “joint maneuvers” with the Iranian-Russian allied forces in the soon.
The military exercise will soon begin in the Indian Ocean region near the Oman Sea and may also take place in the #Strait of Hormuz.
Finally, he said Iran and Russia are in talks to strengthen defense forces in the # Caspian Sea region.
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