Iran and Kazakhstan affirm to strengthen relations and cooperation between them

Said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during a meeting with his Kazakh counterpart in Astana Arlan Idrisov on Tehran 's readiness to promote cooperation with Astana and expressed hope to achieve good results in the negotiations of the Caspian Sea countries.

He congratulated Zarif Idrisov counterpart on the occasion of the twenty - fifth anniversary of the independence of his country and the non - permanent membership in the UN Security Council.

He said during the meeting on the need to strengthen cooperation between the two countries in all fields , particularly cooperation in consular affairs and provision of facilities in the granting of visas.

Zarif and touched on the establishment of joint consular committee between the two countries soon and announced Iran 's readiness to participate in the Expo Kazakhstan 2017.

For his part, Arlan Idrisov, during the meeting, to strengthen relations between the two days after another.

He pointed to the importance of holding constructive negotiations with Iran for drafting a document legal regime of the Caspian Sea as well as the

development of cooperation in the banking and agricultural sectors, transport and transit , technical engineering and logistics affairs.

He stressed the need to fly directly inserted between the two countries and increase the number of tourist and business trips, as well as cooperation at the regional and international levels on the agenda.

Idrisov and praised Iran for supporting his country 's position in international organizations and its accession to the
UN Security Council.