( IRNA ) - Iran and Oman Tuesday in Muscat discussed avenues for bolstering bilateral relations as well as regional issues.
The discussion was made in a meeting attended by Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki and his Omani counterpart Yousuf bin Alawi Abdullah.
Mottaki is currently in Muscat to attend the 11th session of Iran-Oman Joint Economic Commission.
Pointing to Tehran-Muscat friendly relations, Mottaki called for making use of the existing potentials to improve bilateral economic and trade cooperation between the two states.
He regretted lack of sufficient bilateral trade ties and called for expansion of Iran-Oman economic cooperation.
The Iranian minister commented on the latest developments in Iraq and Palestine, saying, "Regional states particularly Iraqi neighboring countries should increase their assistance to the popular Iraqi government in order to help establish security in that country." Bin Allawi expressed the hope that Tehran-Muscat economic cooperation would boost in the near future.