Deliberations of the annual meeting of the Omani-Iranian Military Friendship Committee began in Tehran Monday.
The five-day meeting is chaired by Brigadier Abdulaziz Abdullah Al Manthari, Assistant Chief-of-Staff of the Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF) for Operations and Planning and Second Brigadier Mohammad Ahadi, Iranian Deputy Defense Minister for International Affairs.
The meeting reviews several topics listed on the agenda and serves ties of the military cooperation between the two countries, Oman News Agency (ONA) reported.
The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri and Oman’s Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Operations and Planning underlined the need to further expand defense and military cooperation between the two countries.
The two sides explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral relations in defense and military fields. They also exchanged views on enhancing bilateral relations and broadening cooperation in the military field, Fars News Agency (FNA) reported.
The main topics discussed between the two sides included promoting educational and military relations, countering terrorism, and establishing security in the region without the intervention of foreign forces.
It is worth noting that the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) and the Naval Forces of Iran will conduct the annual joint naval drill (Search and Rescue) at the end of the committee's meetings.