Iran, Guinea sign 10 documents on economic cooperation

Business Materials 29 July 2016 11:48 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29

By Khalid Kazimov – Trend:

Iran and Guinea have signed 10 documents on economic cooperation during Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s recent tour to West Africa.

Iran's Ambassador to Guinea Hamidreza Vahid-Kiani said that the sides have also agreed to set up a joint economic commission to expand bilateral ties, IRNA news agency reported.

The documents between the two countries were signed for cooperation in the fields of mining including diamond and gold, oil extraction, construction of terminals and highways as well as inexpensive settlements, health and education.

Zarif wrapped up his six-day tour to West Africa July 28.

A large economic delegation including the representatives of Iranian private sector accompanied the foreign minister during his six-day visit to Nigeria, Ghana, Guinea and Mali aimed at promoting trade ties.