3 May 2007 - 18:12
  • News Code: 103779

TEHRAN -- Iran"s petroleum minister has met with four of his Asian counterparts on the sidelines of the Oil Cooperation Seminar among Asian Countries.

Kazem Vaziri Hamaneh held talks with Oil and Finance Ministers from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, India and Pakistan Wednesday to discuss ways to further expand relations and joint investment projects.


In meetings with Indian and Pakistani Oil Ministers concerning the Iran-Pakistan-India Pipeline Project, additional trilateral talks and stronger economic, trade and oil cooperation were discussed.


As the first speaker at the Seminar being held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Hamaneh said; “Energy security requires us to pay careful attention to all facets. Producers and consumers must hold talks and discuss the issues which can help strengthen relations”.


Hamaneh noted that the oil and gas industries can only flourish and develop in peace and stability, according to a presstv report.


Oil ministers from 17 Asian countries, including China, Japan, Iraq, South Korea, and the United Arab Emirates are currently attending the Second Seminar of Oil Cooperation among Asian Countries.

News Code 103779

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