TEHRAN – A visiting delegation from China’s Ministry of National Defense held talks with Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kiomars Heidari on boosting the defense ties between Tehran and Beijing. <link> <link> link> [image: Iranian Army Commander, Chinese Military Delegation Meet in Tehran] <link>
Sixteen senior officers from the Chinese Ground Force, Navy, and Air Force attended the meeting with Brigadier General Heidari in Tehran on Tuesday.
He further emphasized that Tehran and Beijing face common threats at the regional and international levels, including the US government’s hegemonic system which is “the biggest threat to humanity”.
The agreement entailed closer defense-military cooperation between Tehran and Beijing, sharing military experience, particularly in the field of training, as well as combatting terrorism and causes of regional insecurity.