According to a top Iranian lawmaker, Iran has confirmed the acquisition of 24 Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia. The jets are expected to arrive during the upcoming Iranian year, beginning on March 21. Additionally, the lawmaker stated that Iran has also placed orders for other weapons, such as air defense systems and helicopters, from Russia. This is the first official confirmation of Tehran's deal with Moscow for the Su-35 fighter jets. The news of this acquisition comes amidst reports of increasing military cooperation between Iran and Russia.