TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Ranking diplomats from Iran and Kyrgyzstan on Saturday held the fourth round of political consultations between the two countries in Tehran.

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The negotiations were co-chaired by Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi and his Kyrgyz counterpart Nuran Niazaliyev.

The two sides discussed a range of issues, including mutual, regional, and international cooperation, and reached an agreement on the agenda of meetings between senior officials of Iran and Kyrgyzstan during the current Iranian year (started March 21).

Holding the 12th meeting of the Iran-Kyrgyzstan Joint Economic Commission and the 8th consular meeting between the two states was also underlined by the two officials within the framework of the agreement, IFP reported.

In their talks, Araqchi and Niazaliyev emphasized the need to implement the past agreements and documents signed during the reciprocal visits of the Iranian and Kyrgyz presidents.

They also called for taking advantage of all capacities for mutual cooperation as well as regional mechanisms including the Eurasian Economic Union to expand trade ties between the two sides.

Expanding transportation cooperation, facilitating visa issuance for drivers and launching direct flights between Iran and Kyrgyzstan are among the main priorities of the two sides, the Iranian and Kyrgyz diplomats said, calling for the removal of obstacles and speeding up the pace of cooperation in various areas.