Ukraine calls for more food cooperation with Iran
Moscow, Ukrainian acting Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food has called for more trade relations with Iran in various spheres, particularly the food industries.
Maxim Martynyuk in a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Kiev Mohammad Beheshti, said, 'Ukraine sees Iran as not only an important partner, but also as a main regional country.'
Given the existing capacities, Martynyuk said, the bilateral trade ties can be more than tripled the current values.
Kiev is already moving toward achieving such a goal, he said.
The Iranian ambassador, for his part, presented a report on the bilateral ties between the two nations in various fields.
Beheshti expressed willingness of Tehran to form a joint working group on agricultural cooperation, sign cooperation agreements, plants preservation and quarantine, livestock health, veterinary medicine, as well as creation of a joint investment committee.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA