Indonesia, Iran banking coop. on rise

JAKARTA, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attached a great importance to Iran-Indonesia cooperation in all fields, including in oil and energy, as well as trade and banking relations.

Heading a delegation, Javad Zarif held a meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo on the sidelines of the first summit of the Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) held on Tuesday.

Iran's Foreign Minister conveyed warm greetings of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to Mr. Widodo and appreciated Indonesia’s arrangements for the Summit of IORA.

Expressing satisfaction with the current cooperation level between Iran and Indonesia in all fields, Zarif pointed to the implementation of power generation projects by Iranian companies in Indonesia and said that bilateral cooperation is on the rise in all fields including in oil, energy, commerce, and banking.

Regional issues, the fight against terrorism and Iran's efforts to strengthen regional security and stability were among other topics discussed in the meeting.

Indonesia's president, for his part, underlined the boost in cooperation between the two countries in the fields of oil and energy, investments and funding for non-oil goods and stressed the need for the removal of banking obstacles.


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