Kazakhstan expects to resume with Iran swap operations in grain and oil

2011-10-12 11:44:03

The Iranian side expressed serious interest in buying our grain, including the transit of Kazakh grain through Iranian territoryin other countries, including Iraq.

This was stated by Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Yerzhan Kazykhanov after meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of the Majlis of the Islamic Council, Ali Larijani, Ardashir, Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi.

There is considerable interest in the resumption ofswap operations in the Caspian Sea grain and oil, the head of Foreign Ministry. "Overall, I would like to say that there is strong interest in expanding and deepening economic cooperation between our countries", - said E. Kazykhanov, the press service of Kazakh Foreign Ministry.