Iran, China discuss rail cooperation
Iranian Minister of Roads and Transportation Hamid Behbahani in a meeting with Chinese Minister of Railways Liu Zhijun in Beijing on Wednesday called for expansion of railroad cooperation.
The two ministers also conferred on ways to deepen bilateral relations in various fields, IRNA news agency reported.
During the meeting Behbahani suggested that the national China railways network be connected to European railroads via Iran.
The Chinese minister, for his part, welcomed the offer as well as expansion of bilateral cooperation in making joint ventures in other countries.
The Iranian road minister traveled to Beijing, China, on June 8 to attend Iran's National Pavilion Day in the Shanghai 2010 World Expo.