Iran, UAE sign 5 documents for cooperation


Mehr said Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki and the visiting UAE Foreign Minister, Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, signed the accords that stipulated cooperation in criminals’ extradition, judicial cooperation in commercial issues, in addition to a memorandum of understanding for specifications and standards of traded commodities and products, as well as the minutes of the first meeting of the joint economic committee.

Mission of Sheikh Abdullah, who was accompanied by the ministers of justice, commerce, external affairs and culture, was designed to enhance further the high level of commercial exchanges.

Indicating that the volume of commercial exchanges between the two countries has soared to USD 16 billion, Mottaki said the substantial presence of Iranian nationals in the UAE paved the way for the promotion of the political, economic and cultural ties.

Mottaki, who was speaking during the first meeting of the joint committee, held at the headquarters of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, said the solid ties between the peoples of Iran and the UAE led to the enhancement of the commercial relations.


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