The Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan will take part in a joint project for construction of a railway connecting cities in three countries to each other, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said.
Upon his arrival in Ashgabat Airport, Foreign Minister Salehi told reporters that construction of the railway will play an important role in boosting trade transactions of three countries.
Referring to the talks to be held on Iran-Turkmenistan bilateral ties, he noted that cooperation between Iran and Turkmenistan, particularly in energy sector follows a rising trend.
Foreign ministers of Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Qatar and Oman will sign a transit cooperation pact in Ashgabat.
The first five-sided meeting between foreign ministers of Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Qatar and Oman was held in Tehran in November 2010. The officials emphasized on facilitation and acceleration of trade between their countries, as well as expansion of regional cooperation by issuing a statement.
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