Iran-Turkey economic cooperation commission meeting due in Ankara

Iran Materials 12 February 2007 17:55 (UTC +04:00)

(www.irna.ir) вЂ" Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki, heading a high-ranking delegation is scheduled to attend the 19th Iran-Turkey economic cooperation commission meeting in Ankara next week.

The four-day joint economic cooperation commission meeting will open on February 18.

The first two days of the event will be attended by experts. The ministerial meeting will be held in the remaining two days.

At the end of the four-day joint commission meeting, a protocol on matters to be discussed, on which agreements are reached, will be issued. The expected protocol will be signed by Mottaki and the Turkish head of the joint economic commission.

Earlier, Iran's minister of road and transportation headed the joint commission on behalf of Iran, reports Trend.

However, based on the new developments in economic relations with foreign countries, the Foreign Ministry will be directly responsible for Iran's ties with the neighboring countries.

Iranian economic attache in Turkey, Ahmad Nourani, in Ankara, expressed satisfaction with the growing trend of bilateral economic relations and briefed him on the agenda of the upcoming commission meeting.