TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - The two sides conferred on removing trade hinders and paving the way for economic exchanges between Iran and Qatar.
In June 2016, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al-Thani in a phone conversation underscored the strategic relations between the two countries, and called for further enhancement of ties and cooperation.
During the phone talks, President Rouhani said the Islamic Republic of Iran and Qatar share many common grounds and goals and they can develop closer cooperation and hold regular consultations to reach their goals to serve the regional stability and development.
Qatari Emir, for his part, said that Qatar honors sincere and very close relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran, hoping for growing ties.
Both Iran and Qatar have recently augmented efforts to further expand ties and cooperation in all the different political, economic, defense, security, judicial and cultural fields.
The two Persian Gulf littoral states have signed several protocols in recent years to increase mutual cooperation, FNA reported.