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Iran, Lebanon consider trade development

Beirut, Iran and Lebanon considered ways to develop trade ties between the two countries.

Iran's Ambassador to Beirut Mohammad Jalal Feirouznia discussed the issue with Lebanese Minister of Transportation and Public Services Youssef Fenianos here on Thursday.

In the meeting, the two sides underlined Tehran and Beirut intention to strengthen ties and discussed ways to develop trade and economic cooperation, especially in the field of executing infrastructures and transportation plans in Lebanon.

The meeting was in the framework of ambassador consultations and visit with new Lebanese government members.

In the past two weeks, Feirouznia met and considered issues of mutual interests with Minister of Youth and Sports Mohammad Fneish, Defense Minister Elias Bou Saab, Minister of State for Foreign Trade Hassan Mourad and Lebanese Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil.

Lebanese cabinet including 32 ministers received confidence vote from parliament on February 16, 2019.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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