Russia and Iran to hold joint naval drills in Indian ocean

Update Russia and Iran to hold joint naval drills in Indian ocean
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif shake hands following a meeting in Moscow on Monday. (AFP)
Updated 02 September 2019

Russia and Iran to hold joint naval drills in Indian ocean

Russia and Iran to hold joint naval drills in Indian ocean

MOSCOW: Russia and Iran are planning to hold joint naval drills in the Indian Ocean, the TASS news agency quoted Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying on Monday.
Earlier on Monday, Zarif said after talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that Tehran welcomed a Russian proposal for ensuring security in the Gulf.