News ID: 240281
Published: 0428 GMT March 15, 2019

Iran, Azerbaijan to expand agricultural cooperation

Iran, Azerbaijan to expand agricultural cooperation

Tehran and Baku agreed to expand bilateral ties and mutual cooperation in different fields of agriculture.

Iranian Economy Minister Farhad Dejpasand and his Azerbaijani counterpart Inam Karimov discussed mutual cooperation in different fields of agriculture, including extra-territorial cultivation, livestock quarantine and food security during a meeting late on Thursday in Baku, on the sidelines of the 13th Summit of Iran-Azerbaijan Joint Economic Cooperation, reported Fars News Agency.

They also emphasized that the two countries should use each other’s experience, implement agreements signed earlier.

Meanwhile, Dejpasand met with the Governor of Azerbaijan Central Bank Elman Rustamov and Head of Azerbaijan Railway Company Javid Qorbanov and explored relevant issues with them.

Upon his arrival in Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport late on Wednesday, Dejpasand said that Tehran-Baku cooperation will go beyond infrastructure projects, adding that the two countries are determined to broaden ties in almost all areas.

Dejpasand hailed the “very successful relations and historical ties” between Iran and Azerbaijan, saying that Tehran seeks to boost cooperation with Baku in a wide range of economic fields.

The Iranian minister said the two countries have a very good experience in implementation of certain joint projects.

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