Islamic Republic's Army chief Abdolrahim Mousavi and Defense Minister Mohammad-Reza Ashtiani visit a drone site at an undisclosed location in Iran. REUTERS./

 – An Iranian military delegation has arrived in Moscow to discuss cooperation between Iranian and Russian ground forces, state news agency TASS reported on Monday, citing Russia’s Defence Ministry.

Russia and Iran, both under Western economic sanctions, have forged closer relations in military and other areas since Moscow sent tens of thousands of troops into Ukraine.

The West has accused Iran of selling large numbers of drones for use against Ukraine, something Tehran denies.

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(Reporting by Reuters. Writing by Felix Light. Editing by Gareth Jones)

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