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22 November 2022, 14:31

Potential for greater accomplishments in Belarus-Iran trade, economic, investment cooperation

MINSK, 22 November (BelTA) – Belarus and Iran can achieve much more in trade, economic, and investment cooperation. Prime Minister of Belarus Roman Golovchenko made the statement during an official meeting with First Vice President of Iran Mohammad Mokhber, BelTA has learned.

Roman Golovchenko thanked Mohammad Mokhber for the invitation to visit Iran. The prime minister said: “It is my first visit to your beautiful country but all the members of the Belarusian delegation have visited the country many times. You spoke very true words when you mentioned the illegitimate sanctions our countries are subjected to and the pressure that borders on economic terrorism.”

Roman Golovchenko stressed: “Belarus and Iran have successfully cooperated for the last few decades. Our political, economic, humanitarian, and parliamentary relations have not been suspended even for a minute.”

In his words, Belarus and Iran can achieve greater things in trade, economic, and investment interaction.

In January-September 2022 Belarus-Iran trade totaled $63.6 million (2.9 times up from the same period of 2021), with export at $48.6 million (4.4 times up) and import at $15 million (41.8% up). Belarus secured a foreign trade surplus of $33.6 million.

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Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko met with Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Mokhber.

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