Iran, Ukraine eye more co-op in food industry

16 August 2018 10:50 (UTC+04:00)

By  Trend

Ukrainian acting Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food Maxim Martynyuk has called for more trade relations with Iran in various spheres, particularly between the food industries, IRNA news agency reported on Aug. 15.

Martynyuk, in a meeting with Iran's Ambassador to Kiev Mohammad Beheshti, said that Ukraine sees Iran not only as an important partner, but also as a main regional country.

The Iranian ambassador, for his part, presented a report on the bilateral ties between the two nations in various fields.

Beheshti expressed willingness of Tehran to form a joint working group for agricultural cooperation, signing cooperation agreements, plant preservation and quarantine, livestock health, veterinary medicine, as well as creation of a joint investment committee.
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