Iran-New Zealand cooperation commission starts work

Iran-New Zealand cooperation commission starts work

Kuala Lumpur, Nov 9, IRNA – The 5th New Zealand-Iran Political and Economic Cooperation Commission (PECC) chaired by deputies foreign ministers of the two counties started work on Wednesday in New Zealand.

Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Ebrahim Rahimpour and Deputy Secretary of New Zealand for the Middle East, Europe, and Africa Jeff Langley reviewed ways to develop economic and political ties between the two countries.

Both sides emphasized their similar stances against terrorism and extremism.

Rahimpour and Langley underscored the necessity of bolstering economic ties between Iran and New Zealand by boosting cooperation; expressing their readiness to support investment and technical and engineering cooperation.

Having access to Iran's neighboring countries through using ports, roads and rail facilities was welcomed by both sides.

The 6th round of PECC is scheduled to be held in Tehran.




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