Iranian, Russian Armed Forces to Develop Ties

Iranian, Russian Armed Forces to Develop TiesIranian, Russian Armed Forces to Develop Ties

Commander of the Iranian forces participating in the International Army Games 2016 in Moscow underlined that military relations between Iran and Russia will be strengthened and enhanced. “The International Army Games 2016 are expected to strengthen international cooperation among the armed forces of various countries,” Brigadier General Vali Madani, also a member of the panel of judges at the games, told reporters in Alabino region, Moscow, on Saturday, Fars News Agency reported. “Iran’s armed forces have good relations with Russia. We are sure the competitions will strengthen them further,” Madani said, noting that Iranian servicemen were newcomers at the army games although “they have fought in real battles and undergone proper training”. The competitions are held at a very high level. We are grateful to Russia for holding these very significant competitions. We are looking forward to winning them,” he said.

The games started on Friday and will continue until August 13 simultaneously on 20 training grounds.

Naval competitions are to be held in the waters of the Baltic, Black and Caspian seas.