Tehran, Baku Discuss Food Security Cooperation
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan reviewed bilateral cooperation in the field of food security.
Azerbaijan Republic’s Food Safety Institute and Iran’s Plant Protection Organization talked via videoconference on cooperation between the two sides in the field of food security.
The two sides exchanged views on countering possible attack of desert locusts on the border areas as well as disinfection of Russian wooden products imported to Iran through Republic of Azerbaijan.
They also discussed the issues related to producers of pesticides, biologicals and agrochemicals.
In relevant remarks in March, Iranian Ambassador to Baku Seyed Abbas Mousavi underlined the need for increasing trade relations between Iran and Azerbaijan, saying that there is no limit for expansion of bilateral ties between the two neighboring states.
Mousavi said on March 18 that there is no obstacle for development of relations between Iran and Azerbaijan.
Both countries' determination is to further bilateral ties, he said in a meeting between officials of Iran's Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture and Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO).
The ambassador called for enhanced trade ties with the Azeri Republic.
He noted that 20 percent of Azeri lands have been liberated from occupation, calling for symbolic 20 percent growth to economic cooperation between Tehran and Baku.
Azerbaijan is ready to host Iranian companies and private sectors, Mousavi underlined.