Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu has initiated a diplomatic visit to Iran with the aim of bolstering Moscow's defense relations with Tehran, as reported by Russian news agencies. Moscow has been keen on fortifying its alliances with nations that have faced isolation from Western countries, and Iran is among these nations. Notably, Iran said that it had supllied Russia with Drones but nnot with military aims. .
According to statements carried by Russian news agencies, the Russian Defense Ministry delegation will engage in discussions with Iran's military leadership during this visit. The ministry stated that the visit is anticipated to enhance military cooperation between Russia and Iran, marking a significant milestone in their partnership.
Sergei Shoigu's visit to Iran coincides with a broader pattern of diplomatic engagements. China's foreign minister recently completed a four-day visit to Moscow, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled by train to Russia's Far East for an extended stay. These developments underline ongoing diplomatic efforts in the region.