Iranian, Turkish ministers discuss major transport ties

October 20, 2017 - 19:49

TEHRAN- Iranian Transport and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi and Turkish Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Ahmet Arslan conferred on major mutual transportation ties, IRNA reported on Friday.

In their meeting, the two ministers addressed the issue of transit of Turkish goods to Qatar via Iran. 

Transit of Turkish goods via the Iraqi Kurdistan was another issue discussed in their meeting. As reported, the Turkish minister announced that his country is ready to transport goods via Iran instead of the Iraqi Kurdistan to its intended destinations. 

In addition, the two sides also decided to form a committee to inspect road transportation between them.

Akhoundi was accompanying Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri in his trip to Turkey. 

HJ/MA

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