Iran takes part in Turkey’s International Defense Industry Fair

Iran’s Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Firouz Masihpour has taken part in the opening ceremony of Turkey’s 12th International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF).

According to Iran’s military attaché in Turkey,Colonel Jahangir Shariat, Masihpour arrived in the Turkish city of Istanbul to take part in the fair on Tuesday morning, when the international fair kicked off.

The deputy defense minister is also scheduled to hold bilateral meetings with high-ranking Turkish Defense Ministry and foreign officials, Shariat added.

He went on to say that Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan is also to head a delegation to visit the fair, which will run until May 8.

Over 800 companies are to display their defense products in this year’s IDEF, in which over 100 countries are participating.

By Press TV