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good news iran: Iran, Turkmenistan to form joint consular commission

Iranian Foreign Minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian announced that a joint consular commission between Iran and Turkmenistan will be formed.

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in his joint press conference with the Turkmen Foreign Minister Rashid Meredov on Tuesday.

“During the meeting, we discussed consular issues and a joint consular commission between Iran and Turkmenistan is to be formed,” Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said.

“We also agreed to review a comprehensive document of cooperation between the two countries,” he added.

“So far more than one hundred official documents have been signed between Iran and Turkmenistan in various fields and the two countries agreed to sign a comprehensive document of cooperation and increase the volume of trade as much as possible,” the top Iranian diplomat went on to say.

He added that basic agreements were reached between the foreign ministers of the two countries, saying that Iran will import electricity from Turkmenistan through Sarakhs and Gonbad, and a cooperation document will be signed at the level of the ministries of energy.

Iranian foreign minister also said that the signing of a document of friendship and cooperation between the two countries and water-related issues have also been among the topics discussed in the meeting.

According to Amir-Abdollahian, regional issues including northern Afghanistan, the West Asian region and the South Caucasus, were other topics of discussion in the meeting with the Turkmen foreign minister.

Heading a delegation, Rashid Meredov traveled to the Iranian capital of Tehran on Tuesday morning to attend a meeting of foreign ministers of Afghanistan’s neighbors.

The meeting of foreign ministers of 6 neighboring countries of Afghanistan plus Russia will be held in Tehran on Wednesday in the presence of Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi.

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