Iran’s preferential trade agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) showed a significant impact on the country’s trade relations with Armenia, said head of Iran-Armenia Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Armenian Ambassador to Iran Artashes Toumanian in a meeting with Iranian Minister of Labor, Cooperatives and Social Welfare Mohammad Shariatmadari voiced his country’s willingness to broaden economic and trade relations with Iran.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Armenia Shavarsh Kocharyan said Armenia played a great and serious role in the signing process of the free trade agreement between the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and Iran.
Governor General of Mazandaran Province Ahmad Hosseinzadegan called for the expansion of trade ties between Iran and Armenia, saying his province has remarkable potentials that can play a key role in improving economic relations with Armenia.
Iranian Minister of Oil Bijan Namdar Zanganeh discussed with Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration and Infrastructure Suren Papikyan on export of gas to Armenia and receiving electricity from the country.
Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi in a meeting with his Armenian counterpart Hakob Arshakyan in Yerevan vowed to further develop bilateral relations.
The clean air of the ancient land, mountains and the status of a safe and hospitable country in the region. These are the factors that attract tourists visiting Armenia. Iran and Armenia enjoy friendly ties and Yerevan hopes that they advance to a new level, especially after the signing of an agreement between Iran and the Eurasian Economic Union on a free trade zone. The countries can also closely cooperate in humanitarian efforts.
An interim agreement is expected to come into force between the Eurasian Economic Union and Iran, leading to the formation of a free trade zone. The heads of member states of the Eurasian Economic Union said that the formation of a free trade zone with Iran is a priority in the activities of the Eurasian Economic Commission. At the invitation of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will visit Armenia to attend the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, which will be held in Yerevan on October 1.
Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan said that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong are expected to attend the upcoming Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Summit.