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Pres. Raisi: Iran-Turkmenistan friendly ties go beyond simply neighbours

Pres. Raisi: Iran-Turkmenistan friendly ties go beyond simply neighbours

The President called the friendly and fraternal relations between Iran and Turkmenistan beyond the relations between the two neighbours and said, "Tehran and Ashgabat have good capacities to strengthen interactions and deepen bilateral relations".

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): The President called the friendly and fraternal relations between Iran and Turkmenistan beyond the relations between the two neighbours and said, "Tehran and Ashgabat have good capacities to strengthen interactions and deepen bilateral relations".

On Friday, on the second day of his visit to Tajikistan, Ayatollah Dr Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi met with Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, saying, "Regular meetings of the Joint Economic Cooperation Commission could be an effective stimulus for developing relations between Iran and Turkmenistan".

Dr Raisi stated, "Energy exchange and increasing the volume of exchanges and transit of goods between the two countries are among the potential areas for strengthening cooperation between Iran and Turkmenistan".

During the meeting, the two presidents agreed to resolve the gas issue.

The President of Turkmenistan also expressed his satisfaction with his country's friendly relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and stated, "We plan to hold a joint commission for economic cooperation between the two countries on a regular basis".

Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow noted, "Activating transit capacities between Iran and Turkmenistan will play a significant role in improving the level of economic and trade interactions between the two countries".

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