Transport and Infrastructure Minister Cahit Turhan, the development of trade between Iran and Turkey, resolving the problems in the road transport and railway said that agreement on the improvement of transport.
Turhan evaluated the negotiations with Iranian officials in the capital city Tehran, where he came for official contacts.
“We had very important negotiations and agreements”
Iran and Turkey is very important to the two friendly countries trade, Turhan said the economic and cultural relations is based on the very old, those relationships further develop behalf of Turkey-Iran 8. Transportation said that the Joint Commission meeting has taken place.
After talks with Iranian officials, Turhan said the following issues were discussed:
“We have reached an agreement on developing trade between the two countries in the field of transportation, solving problems in road transport and improving rail transport. Not only between Turkey and Iran, we have made a very important negotiations and agreements related to the elimination of problems of the two countries in shipping goods to a third country. "
"Transport will partner each other in Turkey and Iran"
Turhan said that the companies that will carry out transportation in both countries have made significant progress in solving the problems and troubles experienced both at the customs gates and on the roads during transportation, “We have made important decisions regarding the use of our ports in our trade, and the transportation modes and combined transportation. Turkey and Iran on transportation will no longer be a partner of the other. " he spoke.
Turhan shared the following information regarding the train services that will extend from Istanbul to Tehran:
“What kind of precautions should be taken regarding the launch of these flights in the meetings to be held, we are considering making their decisions and starting these flights. Not only highway transportation between Turkey and Iran now we want to start in the railway passenger transport. "
“Thanks to the new airport, we had the chance to swot to other countries”
Turhan also stated that there is agreement on the transportation of more people with Iran and more flights to the air transportation, he said:
“Regarding the transfer flights, many countries request but not receive swot. Especially thanks to the high capacity of the new airport we built and started to operate in Istanbul, we had the chance to swot to other countries. It was also agreed that additional flights will be made by Iran both in Istanbul and in the transportation field to our other cities. ”
Touching on the effect of US sanctions on Iran on the relations between the two countries, Turhan said, “We do not think that the sanctions will change our relations with Iran. We are in favor of maintaining the trade of the people of both countries and their use of their inherent rights, which stem from international law. ” found the assessment.
Within the framework of the official visit, Turhan, who participated in the 28th Transport Joint Committee Meeting in Iran on April 29-8, signed the memorandum of understanding between the two countries in the field of transportation and transportation, Iran Minister of Transport and Urbanization Muhammed Islami, Iran Communication and Information Technologies Minister Muhammed Cevad Azeri also met with Cahromi.