Representatives of the Foreign Ministries of Turkmenistan and Iran discussed issues of economic partnership

A wide range of issues of cooperation in the political, diplomatic, trade, economic, cultural and humanitarian spheres were discussed at the meeting of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran for consular and parliamentary issues, as well as for Iranian expatriates Alireza Bikdeli. This is reported by the website of the Foreign Ministry of Turkmenistan.

The parties noted the importance of meetings at the highest and high levels in expanding bilateral friendly relations.

The diplomats paid attention to the activities of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Iranian Commission for Economic Cooperation, the next meeting of which is scheduled for February 15-17 this year in the capital of Turkmenistan.

In this regard, the sides discussed ways to develop cooperation in the electricity sector, in the field of transport and in the oil and gas industry.

During the talks, the importance of the activities of the Intergovernmental Turkmen-Iranian Commission on Consular, Border and Customs Issues, the 15th meeting of which is being held in Ashgabat, was emphasized.

As part of the expansion of inter-parliamentary cooperation, it was proposed to consider the possibility of organizing visits by the heads of the parliaments of the two countries and the inter-parliamentary friendship group.

The diplomats expressed hope that cooperation between Turkmenistan and Iran would continue to develop progressively within the framework of international and regional organizations. The parties also paid attention to upcoming joint events and meetings scheduled for this year.

Source: Nebit-Gaz