TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Industries, Mines and Trade Minister Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh announced that Iran and Turkey are planning to set up a joint industrial cooperation commission in the Turkish capital of Ankara soon.
“The two neighboring countries have projected higher targets for trade and economic cooperation requiring Tehran and Ankara to make more efforts to reach the targets,” Nematzadeh said in a meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Tehran Umit Yardim on Tuesday.
The Iranian minister called on the Turkish government to take an immediate action to remove the obstacles in the way of trade and financial exchanges of Iranian businessmen in Turkey.
The Turkish ambassador, for his part, said tens of Iranian companies are currently active in Turkey, stressing that his country is keen to increase economic cooperation with Iran.
“Trade between Iran and Turkey as two big trade partners exceeded $22 Billion last year,” Yardim said.
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