Bitaraf and Armenian head of the Presidential Office and head of the Iran-Armenia Joint Economic Commission Artashes Toumanian expressed satisfaction over the implementation process and completion of joint projects in the energy sector.
The two sides discussed ways for expanding various trade and economic cooperation between Iran and Armenia following the 5th Meeting of Iran-Armenia Joint Commission, recently held in Armenia during President Mohammad Khatami's visit.
Bitaraf and Toumanian also emphasized the necessity of extending bilateral cooperation in other sectors.
The Iranian minister is in Armenia to participate in the inauguration ceremony of exchange of electricity and laying down a gas pipeline between the two countries.
Bitaraf held a meeting with Armenian President Robert Kocharian in Yerevan on Wednesday.
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