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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani (L) welcomes Russia's President Vladimir Putin during the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Tehran, Iran November 23, 2015. Raheb Homavandi/TIMA/File Photo via REUTERS

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Defence ministers from Russia, Iran and Syria will discuss ways to enhance their cooperation in fighting the Islamic State group and al-Qaeda during a meeting in Tehran on Thursday, Interfax news agency quoted Russia's defence ministry as saying.

(Reporting by Alex Winning; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Dmitry Solovyov)

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