Kiev Calls for Closer Cooperation with Tehran in Diverse Fields
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – First Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Stepan Kubiv voiced his country’s willingness to boost cooperation with Iran in all spheres, including energy, agriculture and industry.
Speaking at a meeting with Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour in Kiev on Saturday, Kubiv emphasized that his country is ready to promote relations with the Islamic Republic in all areas.
Kubiv, who is also Ukraine’s Minister of Economic Development and Trade, said Tehran and Kiev can boost cooperation to prepare the ground for the business activities of the two countries’ merchants, joint investment, and development of infrastructure and standardization of products.
Rahimpour, for his part, underlined that Iran is prepared to promote relations with Ukraine in various economic areas.
He further called for efforts to remove obstacles in the way of promoting economic cooperation between the two countries.
During his three-day visit to Ukraine which ended on Friday night, the Iranian deputy minister met with senior officials of the Eastern European country, including Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.