(MNA) During the recent visit of Iran's Agricultural Jihad Minister Mohammad-Reza Eskandari to Armenian Republic, Iran and Armenia stressed bilateral cooperation between the two nations, reports Trend.
The two sides referred to the economic relations of the two countries as positive and emphasized the need for boosting international cooperation in the agricultural and animal husbandry sectors.
The Iranian minister and his Armenian counterpart also inked a number of memoranda of understanding (MOU). Based on the terms of the agreements, Armenia has undertaken to annually export to Iran livestock to produce 8,000 tons of meat - 2,000 tons of lamb as well as 6,000 tons of beef - the Persian service of ISNA news agency reported here on Friday.
In addition, during his visit of the former Soviet Republic's capital Yerevan, Iran's agriculture minister met with Armenia's President Robert Kocharian. During the visit, the Iranian official commented that Iran and Armenia have great potentials to expand their cooperation in the agricultural and animal farming areas.