Iran eyes deepening green energy coop with Germany

Berlin, May 9, IRNA — Iran is keen to intensify its renewable energy cooperation with Germany, Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian said Thursday at an energy symposium in Berlin.

laborating on his countryˈs ambitious plans to expand green energy, Chitchian urged German investments in Iranˈs lucrative renewable energy market.

He expressed hope German-Iranian renewable energy cooperation could be beneficial and profitable for both sides.

Chitchian added Germany was one of the leading countries in green technology and thus could help Iran in capacity building and transfer of know-how.

He said the Iranian energy market could be a hub for other markets in the Mideast and Central Asia.

Echoing Chitchianˈs remarks, Iranˈs Ambassador to Germany Alireza Sheikh Attar said there was ˈvery good ground for this type of cooperation,ˈ highlighting the positive economical, environmental

and political impact of such a cooperation.

The Iranian diplomat added unlike many countries in the region, his country was pursuing realistic goals when it came to renewable energy.



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