In the meeting with visiting Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan on Saturday, President Rouhani said The Islamic Republic of Iran is determined to deepen ties with all neighbors, including Turkmenistan as a friend and brother country.

Iranian president, Hasan Rouhani described rapid implementation of Tehran-Ashgabat agreements as to the interest of the two nations and said: "There is no obstacle on the way of development of relations between the two countries and it is essential that these relations further deepen in all fields".

He also mentioned ways of cementing ties and said: "Iranian companies are ready to provide technical-engineering services to Turkmenistan and implement projects including motorway and road construction".

Describing development of relations in scientific and academic fields, as well as modern technologies as essential,  Rouhani added: "Facilitating travel between the two countries and developing tourism can deepen relations between the two countries in all fields as well".

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkmenistan Ra?it Meredow delivered the written message of the President of his country to  Rouhani and said that the government of his country was determined to deepen and cement relations with Tehran.

Stating that Ashgabat seeks long-term contracts with Tehran in all fields of mutual interest, he continued: "Cultural and historical bonds between the two nations are a firm base for inclusive Tehran-Ashgabat relations".

Ra?it Meredow also met with Iranian Foreign MinisterMohammad Javad Zarif.