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Iran, Turkmenistan Stress Energy, Transit Cooperation

Iranian and Turkmen officials in a meeting in Tehran on Saturday underlined the need to make use of new capacities for the further development of cooperation between the two countries, specially in energy and transit sectors.

The meeting was held between Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi and his Turkmen counterpart Vafa Hajiov.

The two high-ranking officials conferred on ways to further broaden political and economic cooperation between Tehran and Ashgabat, and emphasized the need to find new capacities in bilateral relations, specially in energy and transit fields.

They also agreed to update the roadmap for the expansion of the two countries' ties in light of the new developments.

In March 2018, Tehran and Ashgabat concluded over a dozen MoUs during Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to the Central Asian country.

The 13 MoUs signed in the presence of the two countries' presidents covered cooperation on cultural, artistic, scientific and educational exchanges as well as commercial and industrial cooperation.

Other areas of cooperation covered by the MoUs included aviation industry and scientific exchanges.

News No: 3434
Date: 2019/01/26 - 20:22
News Source: FARS News Agency

Turkmenistan  Stress Energy  Transit  Seyed Abbas Araqchi  Vafa Hajiov 


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