Dec 11, 2017, 10:32 AM
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Nat'l conference on regional security in West Asia opens in Tehran

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Top Iranian military officials attended a national conference on the big powers and the security in West Asia region which started here on Monday.

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri, who also partook in the day-long conference, addressing the conference, said that West Asia is a strategic region where ancient civilizations and divine religions emerged.

Different panels have been organized in the conference which will discuss various issues including the US, Asian powers; Russia, China and India; Iran and the Persian Gulf; Europe and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Deputy commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami, Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Abbas Araqchi, Chairman of the Majlis (Parliament) National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi are among the senior officials who participated in today's conference.

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