Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan shakes hands with Oman’s Minister Responsible for Defense Sayyid Badr bin Saud Al Busaidiat in Tehran on September 17, 2013.
Sep 17, 2013 presstv.com
Iranian and Omani defense ministers have inked a memorandum of understanding to strengthen military cooperation between the two countries.
The MoU was signed by Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan and Oman’s Minister Responsible for Defense Sayyid Badr bin Saud Al Busaidiat in Tehran on Tuesday at the end of their official talks.
According to the agreement, the Armed Forces of Iran and Oman would boost cooperation in the fields of education, sports, and culture.
Under the agreement, Iran and Oman will work together in tackling drug and human trafficking.
The Omani defense minister arrived in Iran on Monday at the head of a high-ranking delegation.
Al Busaidi held talks with Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani earlier on Tuesday and discussed ways to expand Tehran-Muscat relations.