Iran, Turkmenistan Sign 17 Cooperation Documents

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Senior Iranian and Turkmen officials on Wednesday held a joint session in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, during which the two sides signed several documents to further mutual cooperation.

Iran, Turkmenistan Sign 17 Cooperation Documents

In the session attended by Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, high-ranking officials from both countries signed 17 cooperation documents in economic, cultural, political, legal, scientific, and technological fields.

The documents are aimed at facilitating the expansion of all-out cooperation between Tehran and Ashgabat.

Extradition of prisoners, cooperation against money laundering, collaboration in power production and exchange, and railway cooperation are among major areas in which documents were signed in the joint session.
   
Heading a high-ranking delegation including four ministers and a vice-president, Rouhani is on a two-day official visit to Ashgabat at the invitation of his Turkmen counterpart.

Earlier on Wednesday, Rouhani described the current relations between Tehran and Ashgabat as much better than before, but at the same time urged that bilateral ties should develop further.

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