Iran, Turkey Attend Talks to Boost Cooperation

A04140344.jpgTEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki met with his Turkish counterpart Ali Babacan on the sidelines of the 63rd annual session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

During the meeting, the two sides stressed the importance of finalizing bilateral cooperation in energy fields particularly in the gas sector.

Mottaki said that trade between Iran and Turkey currently stands at 10 billion dollars however both sides have plans to increase it to 20 billion dollars.

Both countries are looking to strengthen ties in various political, economic and cultural fields as well as the energy sector, he said.

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