Joint security mechanism needed for Persian Gulf

TEHRAN ( Iran News ) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow has been urging Persian Gulf countries to consider a joint security mechanism and that it was high time the world got rid of unilateral measures such as sanctions. “We have been suggesting to the [Persian] Gulf countries to think about joint security mechanism… starting with confidence-building measures and inviting each other to military exercises,” Lavrov told a security conference in Delhi, according to Reuters