Reaching $1b trade with Iran a top priority for Uzbekistan: envoy

October 16, 2018 - 17:47

TEHRAN- Increasing the value of trade between Uzbekistan and Iran to $1 billion is one of the top priorities of the Uzbek government, Uzbekistan Ambassador to Iran Bakhodir Abdullaev said in a meeting with a number of Iranian businessmen in the central city of Arak on Monday evening.

The envoy put the current annual trade between the two countries at $400 million, IRNA reported.

Abdullaev further mentioned constructional materials, agriculture, medicine, oil and gas as some of the proper fields for increasing bilateral cooperation.

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