Tehran, Iran, Dec. 22
Iran and Turkey have agreed to create joint committees for water affair and other related cooperation on power resources.
Iran's Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian held a meeting with Turkey's Minister of Agriculture and Forestry Bekir Pakdemirli in Ankara, Trend reports citing ILNA.
The two signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a joint committee for water cooperation and agreed to exchange data and technology and to run bilateral and multilateral cooperation on affairs of the Araz trans-boundary river and border waters.
Ardakanian also had a meeting with Turkey's Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Fatih Donmez during the 5th Meeting of High Council for Iran-Turkey Strategic Cooperation.
"Turkey seeks to increase the electricity trade from the current 600 megawatts to 1,050 megawatts until 2020," Ardakanian said.
The two officials agreed to form a joint committee in electricity and power transfer, renewable energy plants and electricity market in ECO region.