Iran, Azerbaijan keen on agricultural cooperation

Baku, March 14, IRNA – Finance Minister Farhad Dejpasand and his Azeri counterpart Inam Karimov discussed the mutual cooperation in the field of agriculture.

During the meeting late on Thursday which took place in Baku on the sidelines of the 13th Summit of Iran-Azerbaijan Joint Economic Cooperation, they dealt with extra-territorial culture, livestock quarantine and food security.

They also emphasized that the two countries should use each other’s experience, operationalize agreements signed earlier and cooperate in the field of Greenhouse Culture.

Meanwhile, Dejpasand met with the Governor of Azerbaijan Central Bank Elman Rustamov and Head of Azerbaijan Railway Company Javid Qorbanov on Thursday and explored relevant issues with them.

Dejpasand is in Azerbaijan to attend the 13th Tehran-Baku joint economic commission meeting slated for March 14.

In Baku, the Iranian finance minister is also scheduled to meet with top Azeri officials, including President Ilham Aliyev.

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