Iran, Tanzania ink MoU on defense co-op 2009-01-22 05:45:36   Print

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Iran and Tanzania signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) here on Wednesday to boost defense cooperation, Iranian Students news agency (ISNA) reported.

    The MoU involves sharing defense and military experiences and dispatching delegations on service, technical and training fields, according to ISNA.

    The MoU was signed between Iran's Defense Minister Mostafa Mohammad Najjar and Tanzania's Minister for Defense and National Service Hussein Mwinyi.

    Najjar stressed the importance of the cooperation between the two countries and the expansion of ties with Tanzania "in all fields," reasoning that Iran had valuable experiences in diverse areas.

    Mwinyi also stressed the need to broaden defense ties between Iran and Tanzania.

    Invited by Najjar, Mwinyi, heading a military delegation, arrived in Tehran on Monday for talks with Iranian officials on defense cooperation.

    Tehran has reiterated its interest in developing close and intimate relations in diverse areas with the African counties which is claimed to be in Iran's strategic agenda.     

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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