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Defense Chief to Visit China

Defense Chief to Visit ChinaDefense Chief to Visit China

Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami plans to  visit China in the near future as part of efforts to boost  military ties with Asian economic power. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Hatami will travel to China at the official invitation of his Chinese counterpart, Tasnim News Agency reported without giving the exact date of the visit. He is slated to meet with a number of Chinese military and political officials and discuss the latest developments in the region and the world. As secretary of a task force charged with developing the Makran Coast in south of Iran, General Hatami will also meet with senior economic officials. Iran and China have close diplomatic, economic, trade and energy ties, and in recent years have also developed  military relations. Back in November 2016, the defense ministers of the two countries signed an agreement in Tehran to enhance two-way defense cooperation.

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