Iran, Turkmenistan Hold Talks on Consular, Customs Affairs


TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian and Turkmen diplomats took part in the 15th meeting of the joint commission of the two countries on consular, border and customs affairs.

The meeting was held in Ashgabat on February 6, headed by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Iranians’ Affairs Alireza Bikdeli and Turkmen Deputy Foreign Minister Vepa Hajiyev.

The two sides discussed consular affairs including visas, inmates, cooperation between the law enforcements and legal, border as well as customs cooperation.

At the end of the meeting, the heads of the two delegations also signed the Memorandum of Understanding of the 15th joint consular, border and customs commission.

Meanwhile, the Iranian deputy foreign minister met with the Turkmen foreign minister, talking about bilateral and consular issues.

During his trip to Ashgabat, Bikdeli also visited Bajgiran border market, the office of the Iranian cultural attaché in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan’s memorial museum, the Iran Khodro Company’s dealership, and Bank Saderat of Iran’s branch in Turkmenistan.

Source: Tasnim News