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Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakaein

Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakaein

Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakaein has called for more energy cooperation with Baku. In a meeting with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Industry and Energy Natig Aliyev on Wednesday, Pakaein stressed the necessity of expanding energy and industrial cooperation between Tehran and Baku. Pointing to the technical capacities, existing experts and advanced technology in the field of oil, gas and electricity, Pakaein said exchanging experiences would benefit both countries. Iran holds the world's third-largest proven oil reserves and the second-largest natural gas reserves. Aliyev, for his part, described Iran as Azerbaijan’s friend and expressed readiness to expand bilateral relations. MYA/HGH