Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) said on Tuesday that activating regional capacities to create lasting stability is considered a prerequisite to the development and promotion of regional cooperation.

Iran PressIran news: Ali Shamkhani, who is on a visit to Uzbekistan, wrote on his Twitter account that the “establishment of a joint security commission between #Iran & #Uzbekistan is a crucial step in this direction.”

According to IRNA, Shamkhani’s two-day visit is taking place upon an invitation by his Uzbek counterpart Viktor Mahmudov.

Upgrading bilateral relations and discussions on the latest regional and international issues are the main agendas of Shamkhani’s visit to Tashkent. 

Apart from meeting his Uzbek counterpart, the Iranian official is also scheduled to meet a number of other high-ranking officials from Uzbekistan during his visit to the Central Asian country.