Iran: Co-operation with Pakistan

Issue 1027 - 05 Dec 2016
An Iranian delegation headed by Brigadier General Mehdi Rabbani, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces, travelled to Karachi, Pakistan on 22 November to participate in the 9th International Defence Exhibition and Seminar. While there Rabbani held talks with Pakistan’s Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman and Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, with the aim of enhancing bilateral cooperation. Pakistan has been drawing closer to countries on both sides of the Gulf this year, and is pushing to secure sales of its JF-17 Thunder multi-role jets and Super Mashshak trainer jets to both Saudi Arabia and Qatar

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