MINSK, 19 October (BelTA) – Iran is interested in resumption of air travel with Belarus, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Iran to Belarus Saeed Yari said as he met with Belarus' First Deputy Transport and Communications Minister Aleksei Lyakhnovich, BelTA learned from the press service of the Transport and Communications Ministry.
The diplomat noted that Iran would like to resume flights with Belarus. Belavia used to operate regular flights between Minsk and Tehran, but in October 2017 it stopped flying to Iran due to a drop in passenger traffic.
The parties agreed to hold a meeting of the Belarus-Iran committee on international road transportation in Belarus by the end of 2021. In addition, Saeed Yari thanked the Belarusian side for the increase in transportation permits.
Aleksei Lyakhnovich emphasized the absence of problematic issues in bilateral cooperation and reaffirmed commitment to promoting cooperation in the field of transport.