Speaking at a meeting on Friday with the chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia, Hojjatollah Abdolmaleki, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme Council of Free Trade-Industrial and Special Economic Zones said, “In line with the agreements made between presidents of the two countries, free industrial-trade and special economic zones are seeking to boost trade exchanges with the Republic of Armenia.”
Turning to efforts to increase the trade and transit exchanges with Armenia through the borderline located in Aras Free Zone, he called the streamlining of customs activities electronically at the border and adjusting customs tariffs for entry of cargo trucks as the two main topics discussed at the meeting.
The chairman of the State Revenue Committee of Armenia, for his part, said amicable relations and sound cooperation between Iran and Armenia are longstanding.
He added that increasing trade exchanges has great significance for Yerevan.
Armenia attaches great importance to its relation with Iran in all fields, he emphasized.