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TEHRAN - Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and the Economic Cooperation Organization’s new Secretary General Khosro Nazeri have held talks over ECO’s role in the region and in strengthening cooperation among member states.

Amir Abdollahian expressed satisfaction with the implementation of infrastructure and long-term projects in the fields of transportation, trade, finance and banking. He voiced hope that incomplete projects will be finished during Nazeri’s tenure, the Iranian foreign ministry said. 

The Iranian foreign minister also voiced regret over the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan which is a key member of ECO.

Elsewhere, Amir Abdollahian referred to recent negotiations between Iran and the European Union in Tehran and Brussels, saying the nuclear talks between Iran and the 4+1 group of countries will soon resume.

In the meeting, ECO’s secretary general expressed pleasure with his trip to Iran.

Nazeri appreciated Iran’s effective help with his appointment as ECO’s chief and gave a report on the activities of the body including arrangements that are afoot to hold the ECO summit in Ashgabat on November 28 with the presidents of member states in attendance.

He underlined Iran’s key role in ECO and urged the Islamic Republic to continue supporting the important regional organization.

Amir Abdollahian reaffirmed Iran’s continued backing for ECO and its secretary general, expressing hope that in the Ashgabat summit which is expected to be attended by Iran’s president, key decisions will be made for development of regional cooperation.

It should be pointed out that Khosro Nazeri from Tajikistan was recently appointed as ECO’s secretary general.


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The Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance said: "Iran's economic priority requires several short-term measures with good effectiveness, but these short-term measures must be considered in the long-term path of economic reform."

Ehsan Khandouzi, referring to his quick presence at his workplace after winning a vote of confidence from the Islamic Consultative Assembly, said: "The special conditions of Iran's economy are such that I consider using every moment to increase the performance of the 13th government a trophy."

He added: "The government's plan was for the ministers to start their work immediately after gaining the vote of confidence, so while thanking Dr. Dejpasand and his deputies, we will start economic activities and programs immediately."

Regarding his acquaintance with the Ministry of Economy, Khandouzi said: "In the past, by the grace of God, I was with economic experts and economic managers of the organizations affiliated to the Ministry of Economy in the field of economic policy, and I am ready to work with a clear horizon."

Regarding the most important priorities and plans ahead, the Minister of Economy said: "Iran's economy needs several short-term measures with good effectiveness, but these short-term measures must be considered in the long-term path of economic reform."

Dr. Khandouzi added: "These reforms include enhancing the role of the Ministry of Economy in macroeconomic policy-making to restore macroeconomic stability, reduce price and currency fluctuations, and similar problems. Unfortunately, we are at very unfavorable thresholds compared to previous decades. Macroeconomic stability We will have a rapid move towards economic growth and per capita income growth, which is still at one of the lowest per capita income points in the last decade.

He added: "The third point is to help rearrange the performance of the Iranian economy to neutralize sanctions and basically that the Iranian economy is not so fragile and vulnerable to external pressures."

The Minister of Economy pointed to the main responsibility of the Ministry of Economy and said: "The main responsibility of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance is to finance economic development and government financing from sustainable, safe and low-risk methods." The assets that I announced in the plans of the Ministry of Economy can also be the key to a new path in economic transformation.

Regarding communication with academics, reference groups and interaction with the private sector, he explained: "Certainly, the Ministry of Economy will succeed when it systematically uses experiences and the academic and research capacities of the country and specialists, and therefore, a specific mechanism for communication with We are considering economic experts and thinkers and raising issues and problems and addressing the priorities that non-governmental, manufacturing and export sector activists face most, and these interactions will help the front line soldiers of the Iranian economy.

Finally, he expressed hope that with the help of private and cooperative institutions, organizations and associations, we can start an effective period in the Ministry of Economy.


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