Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday night stressed the importance of the North-South Corridor and hoped that the two countries will see increasing use of their economic capacities during the tenure of Turkmenistan’s new president. trend cite reports IRNA.
In his telephone conversation with Kurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, he congratulated him on the successful conduct of the presidential elections and the upcoming Nowruz celebrations and stressed Iran’s will to expand relations with Central Asian countries, especially Turkmenistan.
Referring to his visit to Turkmenistan and meeting with President Berdymukhamedov, the President said he can always count on long-term friendly relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The Turkmen President commended President Raisi’s efforts aimed at further expanding bilateral ties.
Sardar Berdymukhamedov, the newly elected President of Turkmenistan, also thanked President Raisi for his message of congratulations in his first phone conversation after the announcement of the result of his country’s presidential elections and announced his country’s full readiness to expand comprehensive cooperation with Iran.