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Almazbek Atambayev and Foreign Minister of Iran discuss cooperation issues

The President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met with the Foreign Affairs Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif. Information Policy Department of the Presidential Administration reported.

The sides reportedly discussed topical issues of bilateral relations in the spheres of mutual interest. In particular, the parties stressed the importance of further development of political dialogue, the need to implement concrete practical steps for cooperation in the banking sector, in the field of infrastructure and construction, investment and trade.

According to the Ministry of Economy of the Kyrgyz Republic, the trade turnover between the two countries amounted to $ 14.8 million by the end of 2016. The figure has almost doubled compared to 2015.