Officials of Azerbaijani and Iranian customs agencies have met in Astara to discuss a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including prospects for cooperation.
Asgar Abdullayev, deputy chairman of Azerbaijan State Customs Committee and his Iranian colleague Mammadrza Nadiri, praised the current level of cooperation, saying the two countries have huge potential to further develop it.
The sides also exchanged views on substantially increasing the trade turnover and transit transport between the two nations.
They stressed significance of joint meetings between Azerbaijani and Iranian customs officials working in border crossing points in terms of improving their activities and relations.
Abdullayev said the Azerbaijani side had improved their work in its border crossing points to facilitate trade and cross - border transport. He stressed that Azerbaijan constantly carries out reforms in this area. Abdullayev said his country was keen in holding effective discussions with customs agencies of neighboring countries to reach agreement on all issues./AzerTAc/