Russian Defense Minister in Tehran for Talks on Syria

June 9, 2016 2:36 PM

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Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is visiting Tehran for talks with his Iranian and Syrian counterparts.

Shoigu's deputy, Anatoly Antonov, said Thursday, according to Russian news agencies, that the negotiations will focus on closer cooperation between the three countries in fighting the Islamic State group and al-Qaida's branch in Syria, the Nusra Front.

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