Islamic Republic of Iran Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi met with his Tajik counterpart, Hamrokhon Zarifi on the sidelines of International Afghanistan Conference in the German city of Bonn on Sunday, IRNA reported.
The two foreign ministers discussed the latest issues in bilateral relations and exploring the ways for expediting implementation of mutual agreements, as well as executing new projects.
Salehi and Zarifi also exchanged views on the latest developments in the Middle East, issues of Muslim countries, particularly Afghanistan and multilateral and regional cooperation.
Referring to the foreign policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran for expansion of relations with neighboring countries, Salehi said that Iran is ready to cooperate with the neighboring countries in the field of transfer of water, electricity, energy, road and railway transportation, and transit of goods.
He noted that trilateral cooperation between Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan is beneficial for the three nations and also the region.
Tajik Foreign Minister Hamrokhon Zarifi expressed his satisfaction over bilateral economic cooperation with Iran while saying that his country is interested in expediting the joint projects, especially in the field of railway, transfer of energy, and development projects.
The two sides also discussed the developments in Afghanistan and satisfactory cultural relations between Tehran and Dushanbe.
Foreign Minister Salehi arrived in the German city of Bonn on Sunday evening to attend the International Conference on Afghanistan which will open on Monday.
Representatives from 85 countries and 16 international organizations will participate in the conference.
Salehi will elaborate on the Islamic Republic of Iran's views and stances in relation to developments of Afghanistan.