Mottaki: Iran eager to expand energy cooperation with Bulgaria
Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in Sofia on Friday that Iran wants to bolster energy cooperation with Bulgaria, IRNA reported.
Mottaki, who is Sofia to attend the meeting of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Council of Foreign Ministers (May 28), told his Bulgarian counterpart, Nikolay Mladenov, that ongoing cultural cooperation will also expand once related documents are signed by the two countries' officials.
Mladenov welcomed Iran's gesture for promotion of economic relations and cooperation with Bulgaria, in energy sector in particular, saying there are many capacities for better mutual cooperation which should be identified and benefited.
He also lauded Iran's position in the Middle East region, hoping that regional problems will be solved through Iran's partnership.