China, Iran to Increase Defense Cooperation
China and Iran have agreed to increase defense cooperation, including more military drills under what both countries perceive as growing pressure from the United States, the South China Morning Post reports.
Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe visited Tehran on Wednesday where he met with Iran's armed forces chief of staff Mohammad Bagheri. At that meeting, Bagheri said Iran and China will cooperate on military training and exchange of knowledge, according to the semi-official Fars News Agency.
Wei also met Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and said his trip came during the...