Iran, Uzbekistan agree on roadmap for cooperation in oil, gas, petrochemical industry

SHANA (Tehran) – A roadmap for cooperation between Iran and Uzbekistan in oil, gas, and petrochemical industry was outlined here on Monday.

During Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his accompanying delegation’s visit to Tehran, the two sides prepared the roadmap to implement a memorandum of understanding (MoU) the two countries signed on September 14, 2022.

Iran's Deputy Oil Minister for International Affairs and Trade Ahmad Asadzadeh and Uzbekistan’s First Deputy Minister of Energy Azim Akhmedkhadjaev explored all avenues to remove obstacles in the way of the memorandum.

The two officials also discussed cooperation in downstream and upstream sectors of oil, and gas industry as well as scientific and training programs, deciding to form a joint working group to follow up the agreements reached between the two countries’ ministries of oil and energy on oil bilateral oil, gas, and petrochemical cooperation.

A joint statement and 10 cooperation documents were signed between the two countries in the presence of Iran’s President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi and his Uzbek counterpart Mirziyoyev on Sunday.

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