Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Turkmen counterpart in a phone conversation on Sunday reviewed the latest status of Tehran-Ashgabat ties, Afghanistan developments, and the sponsoring of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit Meeting.
In his talks with Rashid Meredov of Turkmenistan, the Iranian foreign minister reiterated Tehran’s policy to establish closer ties with its neighboring states.
Amir-Abdollahian further stressed the need for further development of comprehensive bilateral ties between the two capitals.
However, the foreign minister of Turkmenistan referred to a recent meeting held by the presidents of the two countries in Tajikistan, describing it a turning point in bilateral ties.
Iran’s President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi and his counterpart from Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow met in Dushanbe on the sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
The Iranian president said Tehran and Ashgabat enjoy amicable relations and good capacities to broaden bilateral ties.
More on their phone call, the Turkmen foreign minister said implementation of the agreements previously made between the two presidents is necessary.
During their talks in Tajikistan, the Iranian and Turkmen presidents agreed to hold regular meetings of the Joint Economic Cooperation Commission which will facilitate further promotion of Tehran-Ashgabat relations.