Iran ‘seeks’ development of relations with Azerbaijan

Iranian Deputy Minister of Industries and Mines Jafar Sargheini has expressed his countrys interest in developing relations with Azerbaijan. “This business forum will contribute to strengthening economic relations between Azerbaijan and Iran and to opening up new opportunities for cooperation between our businessmen. Iran seeks development of relations with Azerbaijan,” he told an Azerbaijan-Iran business forum in Baku.

President of Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) Rufat Mammadov pointed out that trade between the two countries increases on a yearly basis. “Presently, around 400 Iranian companies work in Azerbaijan.”

The business forum was organized by AZPROMO and Iranian Pars Pegah Tejarat in partnership with Azerbaijans Ministry of Economy.

It brought together both countries officials and entrepreneurs from the oil-gas, chemical, agricultural, food production, construction, engineering and other industries.