25 Oct 2017 17:05

Shoigu, Qatari state minister discuss Syria, military cooperation

DOHA. Oct 25 (Interfax-AVN) - Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is hoping to strengthen military-technical cooperation with Qatar.

"I am hoping that our talks today will serve to further strengthen our cooperation in the military and military-technical sphere," Shoigu said at talks with Minister of State for Defense Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah on Wednesday.

Shoigu also said that he is planning to discuss issues relating to regional and global security, especially the situation in Syria.