Announcing the readiness of Iran and Azerbaijan to develop
The Minister of Jihad-Agriculture, Kazem Khavazi stated in a
joint meeting with the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Azerbaijan
that: The President of Iran emphasizes the expansion of economic relations
between Iran and Azerbaijan, and we believe that there are many potential economic,
and cultural fields of cooperation between Iran and Azerbaijan.
Khavazi also added that: These collaborations can include
the development of greenhouse crops, the introduction of various cultivars,
especially rice and cotton, which are considered by both ministries, also the
transfer of embryos and genetic materials, especially cattle and buffalo
embryos, breeding measures in the field of cereals, breeding of light and heavy
livestock and raising silkworms.
The Minister of Jihad-Agriculture emphasized that: It is
also very important for the Iranian government to deal with extraterritorial
cultivation, and this issue can be one aspect of the cooperation document
between the two countries.
In this meeting, Inam Karimov, the Minister of Agriculture
of the Rebilic of Azarbayjan stated: The Islamic Republic of Iran and the
Republic of Azerbaijan, in addition of having common borders, Iran and
Azerbaijan are connected to each other through exporting and importing of
agricultural products, such as fruits, and vegetables, among others.
Karimov, after rreferring to Iran's experience in silkworm
breeding, acknowledged that: In the past, we also got silk cocoons and cream
from Iran. The minister of the republic of Azerbaijan also mentioned: Rice
cultivation is also one of Azerbaijan's priorities and we are interested in
using Iran's experience in this field too.
the news: Public
relations of the Ministry of Jihad-Agriculture
Translated by: F.KH