The Turkish Minister of Customs and Trade stated in his meeting with the Iranian Communication and Information Technology Minister, that Turkey has foreseen special priorities for Iran, facilitating development of commercial and economic cooperation with Iran.
According to Ministry’s Public Relation Center, at the sidelines of the 25th session of Iran-Turkey’s Joint Economic Cooperation Commission, a meeting took place between Mahmoud Vaezi, the Iranian Communication Minister, and Bülent Tüfenkci, the Turkish Minister for Customs and Trade, and the parties discussed bilateral relations, and the establishment of customs and commerce facilities between Iran and Turkey.
In this meeting, Vaezi expressed his pleasure for the firm decision of the high-ranking officials of both countries for development of bilateral relations, and also for facilitating the holding of the 25th session of Joint Economic Cooperation Commission in Turkey, emphasizing that: “The Republic of Turkey is the neighbor and major economic partner for Iran and we expect this good relations to further expand and progress in various fields and sectors.
Tüfenkci also welcomed the Iranian delegation, referring to the positive talks and negotiations carried out in the 25th session of Iran-Turkey’s Joint Economic Cooperation Commission, stating that: “We have special priorities for creating facilities aimed at expanding commercial and economic cooperation with Iran, and we expect to realize all this by facilitating customs clearance and simplifying exchange at the borders, effectively.”
The parties discussed expanding trade and electronic information exchange for establishing singular customs window, and they agreed to pursue this topic very seriously in a specialized joint meeting by customs officials, for providing more facilities in this field.”
The parties also discussed preferential trade and the possibility of expanding trade and commercial cooperation in various economic sectors in this meeting.
Iran and Turkey agreed to cooperate and do their best to remove obstacles and clarify vague issues, in order to effectively implement the articles of the preferential trade agreement in the related sectors.