Moscow hosts quadrilateral talks gathering defence ministers of the Russian Federation, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Syrian Arab Republic, and the Republic of Turkiye.
During the meeting, the attendees discussed practical steps towards strengthening security in the Syrian Arab Republic and normalising Syrian – Turkish relations.
Particular attention was given to countering all manifestations of terrorist threats, fighting all extremist groups on the territory of Syria.
As a result of the talks, the sides reaffirmed the desire to preserve Syria’s territorial integrity and the need to intensify efforts for the speedy return of Syrian refugees to their homeland.
The heads of defence ministries emphasised the constructive nature of the dialogue in this format and the need to continue it in order to further stabilise the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the region in general.
Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation General of the Army Sergei Shoigu holds a series of bilateral talks with the military heads of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Syrian Arab Republic, and the Republic of Türkiye.
During the meetings, they discussed topical issues of bilateral cooperation as well as various aspects of global and regional security.