Tehran, Ashgabat sign five multi-field cooperation documents

Five cooperation documents between Iran and Turkmenistan were signed in Tehran on Tuesday during a meeting attended by Iranian President Ebrahim Raeisi and Chairman of the People’s Council of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow.
The documents would enhance cooperation between the two neighbors in the exchange of electricity, comprehensive interaction in the fields of diplomacy and customs, and academic cooperation.
Addressing a joint press conference with Berdimuhamedow, Raeisi said the two sides had very good negotiations in the field of energy.
“In the field of water and electricity, good cooperation has been forged between the two countries. In the field of transportation and transit, both sides have made new decisions,” the Iranian president said.
“Supplying of technical and engineering services by Iran for Turkmenistan will also increase,” he added.
The Turkmen top official described the energy cooperation as constructive, emphasizing the role of economic committees.
“We discussed the issue of energy, especially gas and electricity; and Turkmenistan’s policy is based on the expansion of gas exports,” he added.
“We also talked about electricity and its export from Turkmenistan to Iran,” the official added.
“We agreed on the operationalization of land and sea routes for the implementation of large projects and exports,” he said.

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