VP: Iran ready for energy cooperation with Armenia

Tehran, Aug 1, IRNA – First Vice-President in a telephone conversation with Armenian premier said that Iran is ready to expand its cooperation with Armenia in different fields.

Tehran, Aug 1, IRNA – First Vice-President in a telephone conversation with Armenian premier said that Iran is ready to expand its cooperation with Armenia in different fields.

According to the report of Presidential Office website, Es-haq Jahangiri in a telephone contact with Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan today discussed collaborations in energy, generation and transfer of electricity, goods and passenger transit en route Iran, Armenia and Georgia.

Jahangiri, meantime, wished success and prosperity for the Armenian people and government.

He underlined the necessity for the expansion of ties between the two countries and added that by developing relations and expansion of cooperation an effective step will be taken in the direction of national interests for both countries.

Abrahamyan renewed his invitation to Jahangiri to visit Armenia and expressed pleasure for the removal of a number of obstacles blocking bilateral cooperation in the sector of energy and gas transfer, calling for upgrading cooperation.

The Armenian prime minister also wished success and honor for Iranian government and nation and expressed his country’s readiness for trilateral cooperation between Iran, Armenia and Georgia in the field of development of transit.

By IRNA