Tehran, Ankara determined to boost economic ties

November 6, 2016

TEHRAN – In a meeting on Saturday, Iranian Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi and Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekçi stressed the need for expansion of economic ties between the two countries, IRNA reported.

During the event, Vaezi, who is also the chairman of Iran-Turkey Joint Economic Committee, said Iran is willing to boost the trade turnover between the two countries up to $30 billion.
He went on saying that the two sides are determined to increase the level of economic relations and a series of talks have been held in this regard.
The Turkish minister for his part expressed hope to increase the number of items in the preferential trade list between the two countries to 200.
“The two sides have decided to increase the number of items in preferential trade list and we hope the final list will be approval and signed by the end of this year” he said.
Zeybekçi arrived in Tehran on Friday on the head of a high-ranking Turkish economic delegation.
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