Oct 5, 2001, 12:01 AM
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stability regional to key .coop Tehran-Moscow says Ivanov a in Ivanov, Igor Minister Foreign Russian -- IRNA 5, Oct Moscow, here Shamkhani Ali Minister Defense Iranian visiting the with meeting and Tehran between cooperation of importance the stressed Friday, .region the in stability strengthening in Moscow as well as relations bilateral discussed also officials two The in held was which meeting the in issues international and regional .atmosphere friendly a ties of promotion further in interest Russia's intimated Ivanov has cooperation this" saying Iran, with cooperation of expansion and ".Tajikistan in results favorable borne already to lead would countries two the of efforts joint hoped He in disputes settling in "results constructive and fundamental" .Afghanistan the in stance joint Russia's and Iran highlighted Ivanov the after especially terrorism, international against campaign happened what" said, and States, United the on attacks 11 September international for need the indicated Washington, and York New in ".terrorism against fight the in cooperation .visit state four-day a for Monday Moscow in arrived Shamkhani Ivanov Minister Foreign Russian visit, scheduled the to Prior agreement bilateral a sign to were Moscow and Tehran that said had ".non-secret and open" be would that cooperation military on Tehran in conference press a told Shamkhani departure, his Before military bilateral discuss to him bring would trip Moscow his that the in developments deals, arms of number a include would that issues on strike military .S.U threatened the as well as Sea Caspian .Afghanistan had that contracts military the revive to deals sign will We" is Russia with cooperation defense Our .suspended been previously .said he "conventions, international of framework the within early in scheduled originally was Russia to trip Shamkhani's a with overlapped it because postponed was trip the but September, .Sharon Ariel Minister Prime Israeli by visit Moscow in sources Russian unidentified quoted agency news Itar-Tass The units outfit to wants Iran said who complex military-industrial the Russian with border Iranian-Afghan (577-mile) 936-kilometer the on military large a of part be would system a Such .equipment defense .Russia from seeking are Iranians the package flow the stop Iran help would system the agency, the to According the limit and territory its through Afghanistan from narcotics of .trade drug the block to trying guards border Iranian of losses BH/JB End