BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 12. The relations
between Iran and Uzbekistan should develop further considering the
mutual potential of the two countries, Iranian President Ebrahim
Raisi said, Trend reports referring to Iranian President Office’s
He made the remark with the Acting Foreign Minister of
Uzbekistan Bakhtiyar Saidov in Tehran on March 12.
According to Raisi, the two countries have taken positive steps
for the development of relations.
The president added that strengthening the policy of solidarity
with the countries of the region is one of the main strategies of
the current Iranian government.
The Iranian president stressed the importance of speeding up the
implementation of the agreements reached by the presidents of the
two countries in trade, transit, agriculture and other areas in
During the meeting, Saidov said that Uzbekistan also intends to
comprehensively develop relations with Iran.
“It is important to hold a trade forum between the two
countries, to strengthen the activities of the joint commission on
economic cooperation, as well as to continue discussions on the use
of joint corridors. Uzbekistan will make every effort to implement
the agreements reached with Iran,” Saidov noted.
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