Envoy: Iran, Azerbaijan Resolved to Broaden Economic Ties
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador to Baku Seyed Abbas Mousavi announced that Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan are determined to expand their economic relations.
"The volume of trade between the two countries is at $400 million, but it is predicted that this figure will reach $1 billion in the next two years by facilitating the trade process between the two countries," Mousavi on Monday.
He reiterated that increasing the border exchanges with the Republic of Azerbaijan is on the agenda, he said that Ardebil Province and Bilesvar City play an effective role in the expansion of political and economic relations between the two countries.
In a relevant development in late December, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian in a Twitter message referred to his meeting with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev and other senior officials of Azerbaijan, and said that Tehran and Baku drew a good roadmap in a bid to open a new chapter in cooperation.
"During official visit to Baku, we agreed to open a new chapter," Amir Abdollahian wrote on his Twitter account.
He pointed out that the Iranian government prioritizes cooperation with its neighbors.
"In cordial meeting w @presidentaz, & my discussions w FM Bayramov & Parl. Speaker we charted a roadmap to further enhance ties," the Iranian foreign minister added.