Iran, Oman discuss military ties
Ahead of a second joint military drill, the Islamic Republic of Iran and Oman have discussed ways to develop bilateral military cooperation, Press TV reported.
Head of the Iran-Oman joint military committee Brigadier General Mostafa Salami said Monday that the second round of talks between the two countries was held on Sunday during the ninth session of the Iran-Oman joint military committee.
General Salami said that during the talks with commanders of the Omani air and naval forces, the two sides underlined the need to consolidate bilateral ties, develop close military cooperation in establishing lasting security in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman.
He pointed out that in addition to two rounds of official talks on the expansion of military ties, further meetings between the military officials of the two countries are also on the agenda.
The Iranian delegation is scheduled to meet with Oman's chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, defense minister, navy and police commanders.
The Iranian official said that the two countries also plan to hold their second joint drill Wednesday this week.