Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs confers with President of Azerbaijan

IRNA – Iran’s Minister of Economic Affairs Farhad Dejpasand, in a trip to Baku on Friday conferred with Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev.

In the visit was attended by Iran’s Ambassador Javad Jahangirzadeh the topics discussed at the thirteenth meeting of the Commission on the Economic Cooperation between the two countries, as well as the importance of the documents intended for signature were reviewed at the meeting to develop economic relations between the two countries.

The officials in the meeting also emphasized on the determination of the two neighboring countries, the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to strengthen bilateral relations.

The 13th meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic Cooperation between Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan was held on March 14-15 in Baku.

The meeting discussed ways to expand cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Azerbaijan in the areas of investment, trade, finance and banking, customs and border issues, communications, energy and environment, agriculture, food security and health, science and education, and culture. Tourism in the form of eight specialized committees.

Farhad Dejpasand, the Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance of Iran, attended the meeting.