TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Iran and Oman vowed Monday to boost military cooperation for regional interests as the two neighbors' senior air force commanders met, official IRNA News Agency reported.
Iranian Air Force Commander Brigadier General Hassan Shah Safi and his Omani counterpart Air Vice Marshal Matar bin Ali al Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, urged close ties between Iranian and Omani armed forces.
"Both countries are developing ties and we should also try to promote defense ties," Al Obaidani was quoted as saying.
Also, Iran's Deputy Air Force Commander Brigadier General Majid Pirhadi said in the meeting that Iran and Oman have plans to establish a joint military committee.
Both neighbors hold annual meetings in Tehran and Muscat as an indication of both countries' determination to develop military cooperation.
This is the third meeting between air force commanders over the past three years.