Belarus PM urges more Tehran-Minsk economic tiesStaff writer ▼ | May 6, 2016
Belarus Prime Minister Andrej Kabiakou called for enhancement of Tehran and Minsk economic relations.
Cooperation The 13th joint economic commission meeting
Calling the removal of Iran and Belarus sanctions an opportunity for boosting all-out ties, the official said that Belarus companies have already invested 700 million dollars in Iran.
He referred to Iran-Belarus roadmap for expansion of bilateral ties and called for an increase in the current 75 million dollars annual trade exchange between the two countries to reach 250 million dollars by 2017.
Belarus is ready for cooperation with Iran in the areas of industry, science, technology, banking, agriculture, bilateral investments, manufacturing of mining and road-building machineries, Belarus Premier added.
He said that by signing preferential trade agreements, Tehran and Minsk could promote ties more effectively. Iranian industry minister also met Belarus Trade Minister Vladimir Koltovic. ■