The talks were held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan with the delegation of the Islamic Republic of Iran headed by the Minister of Oil Bijan Namdar Zangane.
Speaking about the political and diplomatic direction of cooperation, the sides noted the role of visits at higher levels. In this context, the Turkmen side noted that the forthcoming visit of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Hassan Rouhani to Turkmenistan, would give a new impetus to the relations between the two countries in all its directions.
During the talks, the sides exchanged views on the current state and prospects for expanding bilateral trade, economic and energy cooperation. The parties expressed the need to actively cooperate in the energy sector in the future.
The parties also noted the Turkmen-Iranian business forum that would be held in Ashgabat in the coming days, would promote the activation of contacts between state and private structures of the two neighboring states. (AzerNews/Business World Magazine)