8 August 2016 - 10:47
  • News Code: 266532
President: Iran, Azerbaijan to Expand Oil Cooperation

TEHRAN, Aug 8 (Shana) – President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Iran and Azerbaijan are to expand oil cooperation.

Addressing a joint press conference with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev on Sunday, President Rouhani referred to joint oil and gas activities in the Caspian Sea and said the two sides will based on a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) cooperate in the joint fields. "This will serve as an important step towards promotion of Tehran-Baku relations."

Accompanied by a number of high-ranking Iranian officials and his cabinet ministers, President Rouhani arrived in Baku for a two-day visit on Sunday morning.

During the visit, President Rouhani attended trilateral talks among Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan and conferred with his Russian and Azeri counterparts on expansion of trilateral cooperation in commerce, energy, telecommunications, environment, fight against terrorism, transportation and transit of goods.
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