According to the Iranian TV channel Press TV, during the conversation with Rouhani Shoigu carried a special message of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the content of which is not disclosed. The defense Minister also presented a report outlining further steps to end the violence in Syria and restore stability in the middle East.
In turn, Rouhani emphasized that the Syrian crisis can be resolved only through a political solution respecting the legitimate interests of the government and people of Syria, which will remain the final word on the question of the future of the state.
In addition to Rouhani Shoigu in Tehran met with the Minister of defence of Iran Hosaina Dekhana. The two defence Ministers discussed the implementation of bilateral agreements in the field of defense, according to the Agency TASS.
According to the press Secretary of Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov, the visit Shoigu in Iran is a response. Earlier in the week in Moscow visited Dehgan that talked including with the Russian President.
Russia and Iran have a similar stance on Syria, supporting the government army Bashar al-Assad. Moscow sent to the middle East, its aircraft, and the Iranian generals advise ground forces.
Also Iran is interested in buying Russian weapons. According to the newspaper “Kommersant”, the Dehgans visit to Moscow was connected including with the intention of Tehran to acquire military equipment for $8 billion we are Talking about the su-30CM, combat training aircraft Yak-130, helicopters Mi-8 and Mi-17, mobile coastal missile complexes “Bastion”, equipped with supersonic anti-ship missile “Yakhont”, surface ships of the frigate class, diesel-electric submarines.