Jahangiri: Numerous states willing to develop trade ties with Iran

Tehran, March 8, IRNA – First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Tuesday that numerous states are willing to develop trade and economic ties with Iran.

Jahangiri made the remarks in a meeting with visiting Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Genadi Zobkov.
He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is willing to develop economic cooperation with all world countries.

Jahangiri said that Iran welcomes expansion of economic and cultural cooperation with Ukraine.
Jahangiri said that Tehran-Kiev Joint Economic Commission must remove obstacles in the way of economic cooperation in light of the capacities available for the two countries.

He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran government is interested in economic cooperation between private sectors of the two countries.
He said that Iran and Ukraine by using each other experiences in different industrial fields would complement each other.
Jahangiri welcomed development of cooperation on energy, agriculture and industry.

Genadi Zobkov announced drawing up a roadmap to develop mutual ties in joint economic commission.
He called for forming a committee on joint venture investment to help refurbish both countries infrastructure.
He said that Ukraine is interested in cooperation on cultural heritage and tourism with Iran and that cultural relations would prepare the ground for politico-economic cooperation.