May 23, 2014, 12:56 AM
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Defense minister arrives in Moscow to attend int'l security confab

Moscow, May 22, IRNA – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan arrived here on Thursday evening to attend the International Security Conference.

Brigadier General Dehqan's visit to Moscow takes place at the invitation of his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoygu.

The Iranian defense minister is scheduled to attend the International Security Conference and deliver speeches as well as elaborate on Iran's stance about the international security and its related issues.

The Third International Security Issues Conference is slated to be held on May 23-24 in the Russian capital.

The representatives of over 50 countries as well as regional and international organizations will gather in Moscow to attend the conference.

The conference will deal with studying the latest developments of the Middle East and Northern Africa as well as Ukraine's developments and the expansion of the US's Anti-Russia missile shield in the Europe.

Brigadier General Dehqan will meet his counterpart from Russia, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Armenia on expansion of bilateral ties, particularly defense and security cooperation.