Dushanbe (IP) - Iranian Foreign Minister met with the President of Tajikistan, discussing further relations.

Iran Press/Asia: During the meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, bilateral issues and cooperation between the two countries in various fields, including economic issues, trade, energy, industry, transportation, science and culture were discussed.

The two sides also underscored the importance of the role of the Joint Cooperation Commission.

Joint cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism, drug trafficking and other cross-border organized crimes were other topics of discussion during the meeting.

Iranian Foreign Minister also attended the official banquet of the President of Tajikistan along with other foreign ministers attending the Ninth Conference on the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process.

The Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived in Dushanbe, on Sunday night to attend the Ninth Conference on the Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process.

Currently, 15 countries, including the Islamic Republic of Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, China, Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Turkey, the Republic of Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE, are members of the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process.


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